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August 9, 2022
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Madagascar: minister swims 12 hours to safety after helicopter crash

Police minister Serge Gelle was one of two survivors to make the marathon swim to shore after ejecting from the stricken helicopter

A Madagascan minister was one of two survivors to have swum about 12 hours to shore after their helicopter crashed off the island’s north-east coast, authorities said.

A search was continuing for two other passengers after Monday’s crash, the cause of which was not immediately clear, police and port authorities said.

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