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UN chopper crashes in Liberia

A UN helicopter, belonging to a Russian company, has crashed in northern Liberia killing at least two of the three people on board. A UN spokesman confirmed two people died and one is missing.

The MI-8 helicopter was on a cargo flight with three crew members.

The UN's mission in Liberia has grounded all of its Mi-8 helicopters as a precaution, while the cause of the accident is being investigated.