A Saudi Aviation Security Officer dies after falling from a Helicopter

A sad incident happened on the International Day of Civil Defense in Riyadh where the celebration ceremony was carried on. The aviation authority took strict measures to secure the presence of VIPs in the city.

The event was held under the honor of Governor of Riyadh, Prince Khalid Bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz. The prince was present in the event with his Deputy and the aviation authority took all precautionary measures of security.

While making a security check through the helicopter, suddenly a security member of aviation authority from helicopter fell and hit the ground. It was something quite unexpected and people could not even analyze the situation what was going on.

At first, it was taken as a stunt at big day but later security authorities rushed toward him and took him to the hospital. Doctors tried their hard to rescue him but the efforts went useless and he lost his life.

The incident dragged everyone present there into a shocking situation and His Royal Highness Prince Khalid immediately appointed the committee for investigation of the sad incident.

Such a heartbreaking incident at the big day of Kingdom brought restlessness among citizens and the dramatic death of security member caused insecurity among other security officials.

At the first stance, the death seems an incident that the security officer could not maintain his balance in a helicopter and dropped down which led towards his death.

There may be the possibility of any other factors which may have caused the incident to happen or it is also suspected that it could be a murder too.

Whatever it was, I believe that the soldier died performing his duties and Allah will give him a rank of Sahaheed. All of us are going to die sooner or later. May his soul rest in peace! Amen! 

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Steve has been living in Saudi Arabia since 2013 and writing about Saudi rules, regulations, guides, and procedures since then.