Sunday, October 18, 2015

NATO Helicopter Crashes in Kabul

A British helicopter crashed on Sunday, October 11th causing the death of two RAF personnel, two U.S. military, and one French contractor. It is reported that five others were injured in the crash of the UK Puma Mk 2 helicopter. All ten are reported to be Coalition personnel. Some reports indicate that the helicopter hit the cable anchoring an observation and surveillance balloon. Read more in a casualty report by Resolute Support, October 12, 2015. The two U.S. airmen were identified in this news release by DoD on October 13, 2015. Resolute Support HQs held a memorial service at RS HQs - a video is posted at the following link.

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