facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan

Feb. 7, 2013 at 7:44 AM   |   Comments

KABUL, Afghanistan, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- No fatalities were reported when a coalition helicopter crashed Thursday in eastern Afghanistan, the International Security Assistance Force said.

The crash was being investigated and all crew members were accounted for, the ISAF said in a release.

ISAF did not reveal the number of people on board the aircraft or the location of the crash.

Khaama Press reported conflicting information about the NATO helicopter, saying it went down in Kapisa province.

Khaama Press reported local residents in the Tagab district as saying the helicopter crashed in the Gabri area and an unknown number of troops were killed or injured. Taliban militants claimed responsibility.

However, provincial security chief Mohammad Nawroz denied Taliban claims, saying the helicopter made an emergency landing because of technical issues, Khaama Press reported.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Ailina Tsarnaev, Boston Marathon bomber's sister, arrested over alleged bomb threat
2
Major general stripped of title over handling of sexual abuse allegation
3
Ukraine claims Russian offensive on third front
4
Syrian militants seize Golan Heights border crossing
5
Canada offers Russia and 'Not Russia' a geography lesson
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback