posted on Aug, 12 2014 @ 10:12 AM
Breaking news from Rudaw, a Kurdish news outlet.
Apparently, a military helicopter transporting aid for the Yazidi people stranded on Sinjar mountain, crashed, killing 1 pilot and injuring 20 other
people. Among the flight, were Iraqi officials, including the Kurdish Yezidi MP Vian Dakhil.
It is said that the helicopter had crashed due to a loss of balance, resulting from a technical failure.
Edit: Initial reports suggested it was plane. It has now been confirmed by an Iraq Army spokesman, that a Mi-17 helicopter had crashed
edit on 12-8-2014 by daaskapital because: (no reason given)