Helicopter Crash Kills 14 in Iraq
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Helicopter Crash Kills 14 in Iraq

22 Aug 2007

A Black Hawk helicopter has crashed in northern Iraq, killing 14 US soldiers. The cause of the crash is still being investigated, but it is thought to have been caused by a mechanical malfunction, a US statement says. The four crew members and ten soldiers were part of Task Fo

A Black Hawk helicopter has crashed in northern Iraq, killing 14 US soldiers.

The cause of the crash is still being investigated, but it is thought to have been caused by a mechanical malfunction, a US statement says.

The four crew members and ten soldiers were part of Task Force Lightening, a US division responsible for a large area of northern Iraq.

The exact location of the crash has not been disclosed.