Thu, Aug 10, 2006
DoD has confirmed that a US Army
helicopter went down Tuesday during an orientation flight over
Iraq's Anbar province, officials said today.
The UH-60 Blackhawk attached to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing was
carrying six coalition troops and has been located, according to a
Multinational Corps Iraq press release.
Four of the six passengers were recovered and are in stable
condition. A search-and-rescue effort is under way to find the two
"We are using all the resources available to find our missing
comrades," Marine spokesman Maj. Riccoh Player said.
The helicopter crash doesn't appear to be the work of enemy
forces, officials said.
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