Four killed in Colombia helicopter crash

October 16th, 2008 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS  

Bogota, Oct 16 (IANS) Four people on board a helicopter were killed when it crashed in the southwestern Colombian province of Tolima, Spain’s EFE reported.The dead include the pilot and a commander of the army’s 8th mobile brigade, the report said Wednesday.

The aircraft belonged to a private company and the cause of the crash is yet to be determined, it said.

The commander was part of an operation against the country’s largest leftist guerrilla group the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

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