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4 Americans Feared Dead As Black Hawk Helicopter Goes Down In Helmand

April 20 2012


As many as four U.S. troops may be dead after their helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan, reports the Los Angeles Times.

The Black Hawk went down on Thursday in Helmand province during bad weather, said NATO officials.

While the cause of the crash was unknown, enemy action cannot be ruled out, said a U.S. military official.

The Taliban claimed responsibility on Friday for shooting down the helicopter, reported CNN.

At the time, the aircraft was en route to an Afghan...

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