Blackhawk crashes in Iraq, killing all onboard

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
January 8, 2006 15:31

 
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A Blackhawk helicopter crashed just before midnight in northern Iraq, and all of the passengers and crew were killed, the US military said Sunday. It was believed 12 people were aboard the craft. The helicopter crashed just before midnight Saturday about 12 kilometers (seven miles) east of Tal Afar. The military said records indicated that eight passengers and four crew members were aboard.

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