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The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Onboard the Lebanese army’s helicopter joyrides” – below is their description.
Lebanon’s army will start offering scenic helicopter flights over the crisis-wracked country to raise much-needed extra funds as crippling inflation has made soldiers’ salaries worth as little as £60 a month.
Fifteen-minute flights in a Raven helicopter for up to three passengers will be offered from July 1 and will cost $150 per trip, to be paid in cash.
The aim is “to encourage Lebanese tourism in a new way, in addition to supporting the air force,” a military source told AFP.
The Lebanese military is a key institution and source of stability in Lebanon but is increasingly cash-strapped as the country sinks deeper into a recession.
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In This Story: Lebanon
The official language, Arabic, is the most common language spoken by the citizens of Lebanon. Its capital is Beirut.
Lebanon was a founding member of the United Nations in 1945 and is a member of the Arab League (1945), the Non-Aligned Movement (1961), Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (1969), and the Organisation internationale de la francophonie (1973).