Four killed after helicopter crashes into UAE's Jebel Jais mountains

TEHRAN, Dec. 30 (MNA) – Four crew members lost their lives after their rescue helicopter crashed into Ras Al Khaimah's Jebel Jais mountain. It hit a zipline before crashing and bursting into flames.

Eyewitnesses said the tragic mishap took place around 6.30 pm on Saturday.

The incident occurred before the helicopter reached the injured man it had set out to rescue.

According to an eyewitness, "the chopper went into a spin all of a sudden and then crashed into the mountain. It burst into a ball of fire."

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