A Zambia Air Force (ZAF) chopper has crash-landed at the city airport Longacres in Lusaka.
One ZAF officer who was rushed to the hospital has since died while the chopper has been burnt to ashes.
This is the third time a helicopter is crash-landing in Zambia within six months. The first one was carrying state house staff who accompanied president Sata on a tour of Northern province.
The second one was carrying PF journalists who were being ferried to cover campaigns in Mpongwe. it crash-landed in Kabwe but authorities angrily defended the crash-landing by saying it was not as bad as reported by the private media.