Body of Belgian pilot that fell from an Agusta A-109 military helicopter in Amay has been found

During an airshow at Amay, Belgium last Sunday, an Agusta A-109 military helicopter pilot fell from the aircraft. The accident took place during a parachuting demonstration. The co-pilot took over the controls and landed the heli.

After the accident, a wide search and rescue operation started but was stopped with the sunset, on Monday morning the search operation restarted. Around 15:00 the body was found in a forest near Huy.

The exact circumstances of the accident remain unclear, investigators are thinking about an accident or a desperate act.

The helicopter had just performed a parachuting demonstration during an airshow of the 4th Engineers Battalion based in Amay. At the time of the incident, the two pilots were alone in the helicopter.

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