36th anniversary: 1982 Mont Garbi Accident

36 years ago, in early February 1982, an air accident occurred in Djibouti, Horn of Africa. A French military aircraft crashed into Mont Garbi. An entire Foreign Legion platoon of the 2nd Foreign Parachute Regiment (2e REP) perished. This accident has remained the most tragic event for the Legion since the end of the First Indochina War (1954).

See detailed information about the 1982 Mont Garbi Accident.

2e REP - Mont Garbi Accident - 1982