Iraq: Helicopter crash kills 14 US soldiers

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August 22, 2007 11:08

A helicopter crashed in northern Iraq on Wednesday, killing all 14 US soldiers aboard, the military said. The UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was carrying four crew members and 10 passengers when it went down during a nighttime operation, according to a statement. The military said initial investigation showed the aircraft experienced a mechanical problem and there were no indications of hostile fire, but the cause was still being looked into.


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