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1 Killed In Australian Chinook Crash Near Tarin Kowt

June 02 2011


An Australian army CH-47D Chinook helicopter has crashed in Afghanistan, killing one, reports Flight International.

The Chinook was taking part in a resupply mission east of Tarin Kowt in Afghanistan's southern Uruzgan province when it went down, according to Australian officials.

One passenger, a lieutenant, was killed and five were injured in the incident on Monday, said a government release.

The helicopter was not hit with ground fire, according to a release from the...

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