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Redoine Faid: Paris helicopter prison break for gangster

Redoine Faid: Paris helicopter prison break for gangster

An infamous criminal has gotten away by helicopter from a jail in the Paris district, the French experts say. 

Redoine Faid was helped by a few intensely furnished men who made a redirection at the jail entrance while the helicopter arrived in the yard. 

The helicopter traveled to the close-by Gonesse region, where it was found by nearby police. 

Faid, 46, has been serving a 25-year sentence for a fizzled theft amid which a cop was slaughtered. 

This is his second jail break: in 2013, he got away subsequent to seizing four protects as human shields and brushing a few entryways off with explosive. 

He arranged that escape not as much as 30 minutes subsequent to touching base at a jail in northern France, and burned through a month and a half on the run.


In 2009 Faid composed a book about his encounters of experiencing childhood in Paris' wrongdoing ridden rural areas and graduating into an existence of law-breaking.

He guaranteed to have walked out on culpability, yet multi year later was associated with the fizzled theft for which he was serving a sentence at the jail in Réau in the Seine-et-Marne locale.

Faid and his assistants got away from the jail patio - which was not ensured by a net - without harming anybody.

Furnished men took the prisoner from the guests' room, where he was conversing with his sibling Brahim, before escaping via air.

French outlet BFMTV reports that the men, hooded and wearing dark, burst into the jail at around 11:20 nearby time (09:20 GMT) on Sunday. 

They had before kidnapped a helicopter teacher from a little flying club in Fontenay-Trésigny, where he was sitting tight for an understudy, and requested him to go to the jail. Reports recommend the pilot has been discharged and was taken to healing center in stun.


Faid at first escaped the helicopter and into a dark Renault Megane which was seen heading for the A1 motorway. 

That auto was later discovered copied out at a strip mall auto stop in Aulnay-sous-Bois, a suburb of Paris. 

From the get-go Sunday evening, French media said Faid had exchanged escape vehicles and was presently in a white organization van.