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WAR: U.S. Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan

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posted on Aug, 12 2004 @ 09:31 AM
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A U.S. helicopter crash today in Afghanistan has left at least 1 American Marine dead and at least 14 injured. The cause has not been determined, but is under investigation. It is unlikely that the crash was caused by hostile fire.
 



news.com.au
AP) A U.S. helicopter crashed in Afghanistan on Thursday, killing one American Marine and injuring another 14, the military said.

A U.S. military statement ruled out hostile fire in the crash in Khost province, near the border with Pakistan, but said the cause was under investigation.


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4 of the injured marines were evacuated to Bagram, due to serious injuries. There isn't much on this story yet, as officials are still investigating the reason for the crash.

I will update when more information becomes available.

Related News Links:
www.cbsnews.com

[edit on 12-8-2004 by John bull 1]




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