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Shooting against a European helicopter from Eunavfor

(BRUSSELS2) The Lynx helicopter of the Dutch frigate Van Amstel reportedly came under fire from an RPG or similar device Thursday morning off the Somali coast. He was then carrying out a reconnaissance flight over the Somali coast, says the daily newspaper Den Helder (Dha), which is the maritime base for frigates in the Netherlands. No injuries were reported, says “ The Lynx flew at high altitudes and was never in danger », Underlines the spokesperson for the Dutch defense, Marloes Visser. The device had just been repaired, read: Broken down helicopter, European after-sales service


Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).

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