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NATO looking into reports of chopper crash in Afghanistan

ISAF Chopper Crashes in Afghanistan

Kabul—An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)helicopter crashed in the Sarobi district of central Kabul province on Saturday, an official said.

Official sources said that the incident took place around noon in the Uzbin Mountains near the Baad Pakh district of neighbouring Laghman province.

Further details would be revealed after an investigation into the crash was completed, officials said, adding a team had been sent to the scene. There was no immediate report of casualties in the crash that happened at around 10:30am, said a resident of the area, Sahar.

The site was cordoned off by foreign troops. ISAF has so far issued no comment on the chopper crash.—AP

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) A local official reported a NATO helicopter crashed Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, though there was no immediate confirmation from coalition forces.

A spokesman for NATO’s International Security Assistance Force, Capt. Justin Brockhoff, said ISAF officials are looking into the reported incident but have no indications that any ISAF aircraft have been lost.

Abdul Rahman Sarjang, the chief of police in eastern Laghman province, said it was an American helicopter that crashed, but he had no other details

February 18, 2012 - Posted by | Afghanistan | , , ,

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