Military helicopter crashes in E. Iraq-Xinhua

Military helicopter crashes in E. Iraq

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2023-09-25 22:40:30

BAGHDAD, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- An Iraqi military helicopter crashed on Monday in the eastern province of Wasit due to a technical problem, wounding two crew members, the defense ministry said.

A statement by the ministry said that a Bell Jet Ranger helicopter crashed at al-Kut Air Base while conducting a training mission, resulting in minor injuries to the helicopter crew.

The ministry dispatched a technical team to the scene to investigate the incident, the statement said without providing further details.