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.
- 4 US Troops Feared Dead in Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan
- Sochi Olympic Games: Search for 'Black Widow' suicide bomber
- Two Years Since Deadly Earthquake and Tsunami Hit Japan
- 2 Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan IED Attack
- Rocket Launches Carrying Satellite to Help Soldiers in Afghanistan
- Black Bear Falls From Tree
- 2 dead in Suwannee County crash
- Deadly Crash on US 301 in Hawthorne
- Deadly Marion County Crash
- Deadly Plane Crash