An Ethiopian military helicopter has crashed , killing all 18 people on board, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcast Corporate reported.
The aircraft crashed on a flight between the eastern city of Dire Dawa and Bishoftu in the centre of the country, the agency said.
Everyone on board – 15 soldiers and three civilians – were killed.
The helicopter belonged to the Ethiopian Defense Ministry,
There were no immediate details about the cause of the crash, or what type of helicopter was involved.
In 2013, an Ethiopian military cargo plane crashed in Mogadishu, killing four crew members.