TAIPEI (AFP) – Taiwan’s top military manager was killed in a helicopter crash on Thursday, the shield administration expressed, just days before the island goes to overviews to pick another president.
The leader of the general staff, Shen Yi-ming, was among eight senior authorities – including three noteworthy officers – who kicked the container when their Dim Feathered creature of prey helicopter squashed into mountains near Taipei.
The 62-year-old general and his organization were on standard pivotal visit troopers in upper east Yilan area when the event happened.
“Five have suffer while the other eight of our accomplices onboard were executed. We are significantly dampened … likewise, give our feelings to their families,” Flying corps Pioneer Hsiung Hou-chi told columnists.
President Tsai Ing-wen’s office announced that she will drop all campaign practices for three days after the fiasco.
“As President Tsai and the department gathering will focus on the rescue undertakings similarly as clarifying the purpose behind the scene,” it said in a declaration.