Saudi Helicopter Carrying 8 High-Ranking Officials and Prince Bin-Muqrin Crashes — All Dead
(ZHE) — The shocking latest twist in what has been a chaotic weekend in Saudi Arabia is news that a Saudi helicopter transporting 8 high-ranking Saudi officials (including prince Mansour bin-Muqrin) has crashed in the south of the Kingdom, near the border with Yemen.
Details are few for now but some headlines report that the high-ranking officials aboard included Crown Prince Mansour bin-Muqrin, deputy Emir of Asir province.
The following video shows the crown prince and the group of officials just a few short hours before the crash …
نائب أمير #عسير خلال جولته
بمحافظة #البرك متفقداً عدداً
من المشاريع التنموية للمحافظة .. pic.twitter.com/vXa6kSuBsO
— الأمير منصور بن مقرن (@hrhpmmugrin) November 5, 2017
This is allegedly the group boarding the chopper (unverified) …
— abo0o0dy.. (@AbduAseeri) November 5, 2017
The crash site is reported near Abha, in the south of The Kingdom, near the border with Yemen.
There are sources saying all aboard have died …
Search parties are at the site of the crash …
Just what is going on in Saudi Arabia?