Peacekeeper Killed in Sinai Crash

Published: Wednesday, 05/09/2007 12:00 am EDT

A Canadian peacekeeper was one of nine soldiers killed in a plane crash last weekend in Egypt's Sinai Desert. Cpl. Benoit Chevalier, one of 28 Canadians in a multinational peacekeeping mission in the Sinai region, was killed along with eight French colleagues when the plane they were traveling in hit a truck. The Canadian military expects France will investigate the crash, according to the CBC.

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