Helicopter Crashed in Kuwait

December 22, 201418 Comments

A U.S. Navy helicopter crashed Sunday while carrying out a training flight at an American army post in northwestern Kuwait,
not far from the border with Iraq, American officials said. The cause was not immediately known though the Navy ruled out hostile activity.

file-photo-1419232558-2913The accident happened at about 7:22 p.m. local time (11:22 a.m. Eastern time) when the MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter crashed at Camp Buehring in northwestern Kuwait, about 10 miles (16 kilometers) south of the Iraqi border. It happened when the aircraft was carrying out an overland training flight.

“All six personnel aboard the helicopter survived the crash and were transported to nearby medical facilities for evaluation,” U.S. Naval Forces Central Command said in a brief statement. “Three of the six crew members sustained minor injuries and received treatment. All have been released.”

The cause of Sunday’s crash was not immediately known, but the force said it was not the result of hostile activity.

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  1. Thanks god all is good.

  2. Well that truly was a miracle you don't often hear about people surviving Thank God they got out of that alive

  3. Thank Lord… i don't know them but i prayed for them! Their task is not an easy one, God bless them and their families.

  4. Thanks god you've saved them amen

  5. Glad to hear they're all ok

  6. Glad to hear they're all ok

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