US military helicopter destroyed in Afghanistan ‘hard landing’

US military helicopter destroyed in Afghanistan ‘hard landing’

Citizens Voice Tv (Kabul) Passengers and crew aboard a US military helicopter were injured when the chopper they were travelling in was destroyed during a “hard landing” in Afghanistan, a US official said Saturday.

According to Colonel David Butler, a spokesman for US Forces Afghanistan, a CH-47 Chinook helicopter “hit the ground hard on the way to drop passengers off” during a mission in Helmand province. Butler said the helicopter had been totally destroyed during the landing.

“Both Afghan and US personnel were injured but all are stable and expected to recover,” he told AFP.
“No hostile fire or enemy contact involved.”

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