(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 4, 2020, a helicopter works to put out multiple fires at the scene of the massive explosion that hit Beirut's port, in the heart of the Lebanese capital. The first helicopter took off 100 years ago in France, on February 18, 1921. Since then, choppers have become a modern mainstay through uses including rescue operations, weapons of war, media coverage, tourism, or transportation for officials and the rich and famous. / AFP / -
A helicopter put out multiple fires at the scene of the massive explosion that hit Beirut's port, on August 4, 2020. The blast was caused by tonnes of ammonium nitrate that had been inadequately storeShow more

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