Uruguayan Air Force helicopter carrying Pfizer vaccines crashed; no fatalities

The aircraft, which was on its way to Rocha, had to make an emergency landing and caught fire when it landed. The three crew members are out of danger and the cargo was rendered unusable.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A Uruguayan Air Force helicopter carrying a shipment of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccines crashed and caught fire while en route to the department of Rocha. The Secretary of the Presidency, Álvaro Delgado, reported on Twitter that the crew members are out of danger.

"Good news that the Air Force personnel who crashed carrying vaccines to Rocha are out of danger. Thanks to the Ministry of Health, the National Emergency System, the Highway Police and the Calmette laboratory, the operation was immediately set up so that the vaccines could reach Rocha and Chuy," he said in his . . .

To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?