SAD NEWS: 4 burnt to death as army helicopter crashes in residential area near Harare (PICS & VIDEO)


An army helicopter crashed in Arcturus this Friday, about 12km out of Harare. The chopper caught fire, only remains are seen in the video below.

Witnesses say a Black Thunder helicopter crashed in Pioneer road near Mapfeni dam Goromonzi and all who were aboard were burnt beyond recognition.

The flying bird dropped on top of a house and some of the occupants died when the house caught fire. Pioneer road is in James farm.

Witnesses said there were four (4) people aboard, 3 males and one (1) female. The lady is the one who can be identified. Added the witnesses:

Tasvika tine almost 7 fire extiguishers takakwanisa kudzima moto tichibatsirwa nemalocals mabuckets emvura. Vose four vafa no survivor takwanisa kuona kamwana kadiki sucking age kakuvara zvakaipisisa. Helicopter dzava2 neine Red Cross sign. [We arrived with at least 7 fire extinguishers to quench the fire with the help of the local people who were using buckets to pour water. All four who were aboard died, no survivors. We only saw a very young kid who sustained serious injuries. There are two helicopters involved now with another one which has a Red Cross sign.]

Details are still sketchy. See pictures here


– Pindula/ZimLive

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