canukav8tor Posted August 5, 2010 Report Share Posted August 5, 2010 Hoping everyone on board is okay. Indications are some cuts and scrapes. More to follow as we get more info released. Regards AV8 (Article link) Canadian chopper catches fire after 'hard landing' By QMI Agency Last Updated: August 5, 2010 8:32am A Canadian Chinook helicopter caught fire after making what military officials are calling a hard landing in Afghanistan. The CH-147 helicopter came down in Panjwaii district, about 20 km southwest of Kandahar City, at about 2 p.m. local time Thursday, a Department of National Defence spokesman said. Five crew members and five passengers were recovered, the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan said in a release. Some of the personnel on board suffered minor injuries, according to DND. The causes of the hard landing and fire are under investigation. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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