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Afghan Army MD-530F Helicopter Crashed Into River (Photos, Map Update)

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Afghan Army MD-530F Helicopter Crashed Into River (Photos, Map Update)

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An MD-530F helicopter of the Afghan Army crashed into a river in the city of Pul-e-Khumri in Baghlan province. Both pilots were killed. Media sources said the cause of the crash was a technical problem.

Afghan Army MD-530F Helicopter Crashed Into River (Photos, Map Update)

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Afghan Army MD-530F Helicopter Crashed Into River (Photos, Map Update)

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Afghan Army MD-530F Helicopter Crashed Into River (Photos, Map Update)

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Afghan Army MD-530F Helicopter Crashed Into River (Photos, Map Update)

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Other recent developments in Afghanistan include:

  • A local police commander was reportedly killed in a Taliban attack in the northeast of Badakhshan province;
  • President Ashraf Ghani and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan agreed on an urgent need for a ceasefire via telephone call. Ghani invited Khan to pay an official visit to Afghanistan;
  • At least two people were killed in the shooting at a wedding party in Kabul;
  • According to local officials, the troops besieged in the Dehradun and Gizab districts in Uruzgan province risk to suffer heavy casualties and the district will fall if military aid does not reach the region.

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Lone Ranger

U.S. helos and high altitude are a bad mix.

Lone Ranger

Hope they survived.

Potato Man

Ranger buddy,
“An MD-530F helicopter of the Afghan Army crashed into a river in the city of Pul-e-Khumri in Baghlan province. Both pilots were killed.”
“A local police commander was reportedly killed in a Taliban attack
“At least two people were killed in the shooting at a wedding party in Kabul”

guest

Both pilots reported dead.

RichardD

Nice pictures. They really support the article. Unlike the SOHR and some of the other stuff.

Fog of War

Always a ” techincal problem “.

guest

US has sold the Afghans inferior used helicopters, they should stick with Russian Mi-17 which even the defeated US occupation forces use.

Traiano Welcome

Well aimed. I could never hit the river on the first try.

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