Wednesday, August 22, 2007
Another Black Hawk Down, Killing 14 U.S. Occupation Troops. Of Course it Was Just Technical Difficulties; You Believe the Pentagon, Don't You?
14 US troops die in copter crash in Iraq
"BAGHDAD - A helicopter went down in northern Iraq on Wednesday, killing all 14 U.S. soldiers aboard, the military said, the deadliest crash since January 2005.
The military said initial indications showed the aircraft experienced a mechanical problem and was not brought down by hostile fire, but the cause of the crash was still under investigation.
The UH-60 Black Hawk was part of a pair of helicopters on a nighttime operation when the crash occurred. The four crew members and 10 passengers who perished were assigned to Task Force Lightning, the military said. It did not release identities pending notification of relatives......."