A helicopter crash in Senegal have killed eight people leaving 12 people injured. According to report, the accident happened in Missirah, a town near The Gambia’s northern border. The helicopter, which was reportedly carrying 20 people, was coming back from a funeral in Ziguinchor, South of Dakar. It was carrying the body on board.
An investigation has been requested by the President Macky Sall as he offered his condolences to the families of the victims. The last plane crash in Senegal happened in 2015 when seven people died in a plane crash.