Notorious French convict escapes from prison by using a helicopter


Three masked and heavily-armed men kidnapped a pilot from a nearby airport and forced him to land in the yard of the prison where 46-year-old Redoine Faid was located. Nearly 3,000 cops are now searching for him.

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