Iraqi military helicopter crashes north of Baghdad-Xinhua

Iraqi military helicopter crashes north of Baghdad

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2022-11-22 20:07:45

BAGHDAD, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- An Iraqi military helicopter crashed on Tuesday in Salahudin Province because of a technical problem, wounding three crew members, the defense ministry said.

The helicopter landed near the city of Samarra, some 120 km north of the capital Baghdad, a ministry statement said, adding the wounded had been sent to hospital for treatment.

An investigation has been launched into the incident with a technical team dispatched to the scene, the statement noted.