Stella Dimoko Opposition Leader In Zimbabwe And Four Others Killed in New Mexico Helicopter Crash


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Friday, January 19, 2018

Opposition Leader In Zimbabwe And Four Others Killed in New Mexico Helicopter Crash

Authorities in New Mexico say key Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett has been killed in a helicopter crash.

State Police Lt. Elizabeth Armijo confirmed Bennett's death Thursday, a day after a helicopter carrying him and five others went down in Raton (Rah-TOHNE), which is about 175 miles northeast of Albuquerque.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford said the helicopter was a Huey UH-1. He says information on its registration isn’t available

Obert Gutu, spokesman for the MDC-T opposition party, said the loss of Bennett, a white man who spoke fluent Shona and drew the wrath of former President Robert Mugabe, was tragic. Gutu says Bennett's wife, Heather,also died.The crash killed five and injured a sixth person aboard.

The helicopter went down about 6 p.m. Wednesday near the Colorado state line.

Armijo said no additional information was immediately available about the circumstances of the crash.The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.

CBS News


  1. hmmmmmm hope it was not planned.

    RIP guys. May God console your families Amen

    1. Hope it was not planned? This ur question nawa.

      Abeg, it was planned jare

      Mc pinky

  2. Nawaooooooo... Wetin politics, money and women go cause for this country..

    Mc pinky

  3. Proudly Anonymous19 January 2018 at 15:30

    Won tele won de ibe yen.


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