16 Aug '12, 12pm

BREAKING NEWS: NATO helicopter crash kills 11 in Afghanistan

A U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopter Jeffrey Sandstrum/U.S. Army Some of the deadliest military air crashes in Afghanistan since the U.S.-led invasion on Oct. 7, 2001: Aug. 16: A U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopter crashes in southern Kandahar province, killing seven American troops and four Afghans on board; the Taliban claim they shot the aircraft down. April 19: A U.S. Army helicopter crashes in bad weather during a night flight in Afghanistan, all four American crew members are killed. March 16: A Turkish military helicopter crashes into a house near the Afghan capital, killing 12 Turkish soldiers on board and four Afghan civilians on the ground. Aug. 6, 2011: Insurgents shoot down a Chinook helicopter in eastern Wardak province, killing 30 American troops, mostly elite Navy SEALs, along with seven Afghan commandos and a translator. Sept. 21, 2010: U.S. Army Black Hawk crashe...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/afghanistan/nato-...

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