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French military helicopter crashes in Ivory Coast; 1 dead

AP  |  Paris 

says a helicopter has crashed in during a training mission, killing the pilot and injuring another crew member.

The says the 25-year-old died yesterday night of sustained when his Gazelle helicopter crashed about 20 kilometers (12 miles) east of earlier in the day.

The says the helicopter had been involved in a joint training exercise with forces. The circumstances of the crash are being investigated. has a supply point in for its Operation Barkhane, which combats growing extremism in

In October a cargo plane chartered by the crashed into the on its approach to Abidjan, killing four crew members from and injuring six others from and

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First Published: Wed, July 11 2018. 16:35 IST