The UH-1There are 4 crew members were killed when a UH-1 helicopter of the Vietnam Air Force crashed during a flight training exercise this morning.

General Vo Van Tuan said that the helicopter fell in Village 4 in Pham Van Hai Commune in Hochiminh City’s, Binhchanh District.

Doctor Nguyen Dinh Tong, from Hospital 175 Go Vap Dist., under the national defense ministry, said that the hospital had received the victims’ bodies and was preserving them.

After the bodies are identified, funerals will be held based on the national defence ministry’s regulations.

The UH-1 belongs to the Air Force Regiment 917, under the Air Force Division 370 of the Vietnam Air Force and the Air Defense Force.