Deadly Chopper Crash in Afghanistan
Six U.S troops died after their black hawk helicopter crashed in Afghanistan Tuesday. The cause of the crash is still unclear.
Initial reports cited potential mechanical failure and no indication of enemy activity in the area.
A statement from the NATO international military coalition says the crash of the black hawk is under investigation, and there was no insurgent activity in the area at the time of the crash.
One person on board the aircraft suffered injuries but survived. Officials have not identified those who were killed, or their service branches.
Investigators are looking at the wreckage and will conduct autopsies for clues. This was the single-dealiest day for U.S forces in Afghanistan since August of 2012.
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