Six die in US copter crash in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON: A US Black Hawk helicopter crashed in Afghanistan on Sunday, killing all six military personnel on board, US Central Command said.
“The crash was not the result of enemy action,” the Central Command said in a statement. The helicopter was conducting a “medical evacuation mission”, it said. The HH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed 18 miles (30 km) north of Ghazni, Afghanistan, at about 9.20pm PST, the Central Command said. The cause was under investigation. The names of those who died were being withheld pending notification of their families. —Reuters