Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Pilot of Moldovan helicopter downed in Afghanistan killed by Taliban

TASS: World - Pilot of Moldovan helicopter downed in Afghanistan killed by Taliban — aviation officials
"Pilot Oleg Groza, 55, died of four gunshot wounds in the chest. He was wounded when the helicopter came under Taliban gunfire from the ground. That was the reason for a crash landing," the spokesman said, adding that the pilot’s body was taken to a German hospital in Afghanistan where he was identified by representatives of Valan International Charter, a Moldovan company that owned the helicopter. The body will soon be taken to Moldova.

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