US choppers on Dominican soil herald start of American humanitarian mission in Haiti?
Santo Domingo.- This Thursday the Ministry of Defense clarifies that the five US helicopters that landed in Puerto Plata province had prior authorization. “They carried out a technical refueling stop and crew rest.”
According to the institution, they were parked for the number of flight hours they had been carrying and that is a routine procedure when traveling long distances.
He adds that the helicopters took off this Thursday morning and will continue their scheduled route.
The helicopters caused a stir on social networks, due to the political crisis in Haiti, aggravated by the kidnapping of 17 American missionaries.
The operation is likely the start of a US humanitarian mission in Haiti.