Defence Helicopter

Chinook crew unhurt after incident in Afghanistan

21st August 2009 - 09:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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A British helicopter crew has escaped without injury after their Chinook was forced to make an emergency landing in Helmand province following an engine fire.

The incident happened after two helicopters dropped off cargo and passengers a few miles north of Sangin.

The pilots skilfully continued to manoeuvre the helicopter ...

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