38th year  -  N° 28                 Saturday, 28 January 2023         Antwerpen		
Sakthi Kodu Vel Ayya
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Tuesday 14th of January 1986

37 years ago

Founder and main organizer of the Paris-Dakar rally Thierry Sabine is killed when his Ecureuil helicopter crashes into a dune during a sudden sand-storm at the age of 37 in Rharous, Tombouctou, Mali.

Also killed onboard were the 33-year-old singer-songwriter Daniel Balavoine, 24-year-old helicopter pilot François-Xavier Bagnoud, 25-year-old journalist Nathalie Odent and 37-year-old radiophonic engineer Jean-Paul Lefur.