Ethiopia : Two MI-35 fighter helicopter pilots of Ethiopian Air Force disappeared

December 20,2014

Image source - ESAT
Image source – ESAT

Two members of Ethiopian Air force reportedly didn’t return to their assigned Air force division.

Breaking news coverage aired by Ethiopian Satellite Television indicated MI-35 fighter helicopter pilots didn’t return to their command post.

At this writing there is no reported accident. Their whereabouts are not yet known, and the speculation is that the two pilots might have deserted the Ethiopian Air Force and flew to neighboring country.

The two pilots are identified as Capitain Samueld Gidey and Lieutenant Bilelegn Mekonenn.

The pilots were, according to ESAT report, doing their training and were expected to return in half an hour time.

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