Abu Dhabi: Shaikh Nasser Bin Zayed Al Nahyan dies in helicopter Crash
Abu Dhabi, June 3: The Ministry of Presidential Affairs has announced the death of Sheikh Nasser bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who died last night when the helicopter plane carrying him and his colleagues crashed over Gulf Waters.
Sheikh Nasser was the brother of President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
In a statement, the Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced a three-day mourning during which ministries and government departments will remain closed.
Funeral prayers for Sheikh Nasser and his colleagues will be performed at the Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Mosque in Al Bateen. President Sheikh Khalifa will receive condolences today at Al Mushrif Palace after the funeral service.