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Helicopter Crash Kills Military General
Taiwan’s defence ministry has revealed that Chief of general staff General Shen Yi-ming, and seven others have died following a helicopter crash.
The statement revealed that the death occurred after their helicopter crash-landed in the mountains on Thursday. Five others have so far been rescued from the crash.
The UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter crashed in mountains near Taipei, according to defence ministry spokesman Shih Shun-wen.
According to information gathered, Shen, 62, and several top military officials were on a routine mission to visit soldiers in the northeast Yilan county ahead of the lunar new year later this month when the chopper crashed.