Venezuelan Prez extends condolences to families of helicopter crash victims

Last Updated: Tue, May 14, 2019 23:32 hrs

[Venezuela], May 5 (ANI): Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday expressed "condolences" to the families of seven security officers who were killed in Saturday's helicopter crash.

"Venezuelan people! On the morning of May 4, a helicopter of our armed forces crashed, seven servicemen died. I deeply regret the incident and express my condolences to their families and friends," he tweeted.

Sputnik reported on Saturday that a helicopter with seven people on board crashed near Caracas. None of the people survived.

This is the second helicopter crash in a month in the country. In the last accident, two Venezuelan army generals were killed and one other sustained injuries after their helicopter crashed in Maracaibo city of western Venezuela. (ANI)