40 years ago: 1982 Mont Garbi Accident

40 years ago, in early February 1982, a common French military exercise was planned in Djibouti, a country in the Horn of Africa. A French Foreign Legion airborne platoon was to participate. The Legion paratroopers were ordered to carry out a routine training jump over a drop zone located nord-west of the capital. They boarded their aircraft and took off…

For those interested, you can learn more here:
1982 Mont Garbi Accident

La version française de l’article pour les lecteurs français :
Accident du Mont Garbi de 1982


1982 Mont Garbi Accident - Foreign Legion - 2 REP - Djibouti