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2 Pilots Among 4 Killed In Air Ambulance Crash In UAE's Abu Dhabi

2 Pilots Among 4 Killed In Air Ambulance Crash In UAE's Abu Dhabi

The Abu Dhabi Police tweeted that two pilots and two civilians, including a doctor and a nurse, died in the air ambulance crash.
An air ambulance of the Abu Dhabi Police crashed in the UAE's capital on Saturday, killing two pilots, a doctor and a nurse, according to the police.

The Abu Dhabi Police, in a tweet, said that pilot trainer Khamis Saeed Al-Holy, Lieutenant Pilot Nasser Muhammad Al-Rashidi as well as civilians Dr Shahid Farouk Gholam and nurse Joel Qiui Sakara Minto died, the Khaleej Times newspaper reported.

The General Headquarters of the Abu Dhabi Police mourned the death of four of its medical team members who were killed in the air ambulance plane crash while on duty on Saturday.

“Four people were killed in an ambulance plane crash while on duty on Saturday,” the police said.

"The General Command of Abu Dhabi Police extends its deepest condolences and sympathy to their families, acquaintances and co-workers," the force said in a tweet.

The Gulf News identified the two pilots killed in the line of duty as Emiratis while the nationalities of doctor Ghulam and nurse Minto were not immediately known.
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