British helicopter crashed in Iraq

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  1. Seen some breaking news on Sky news.

    http://www.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,30000-1143828,00.html

    Anyone have any further details?

    :(
     
  2. From Reuters UK, no further details as yet...

    Serviceman killed in Iraqi helicopter crash
    Mon 19 July, 2004 14:47

    LONDON (Reuters) - A Royal Air Force helicopter has crashed at Basra airport in southern Iraq and one of the crew members was killed, Britain's Defence Ministry said.

    Two others were injured in the crash on Monday.

    A ministry spokesman said: "an investigation into the circumstances is ongoing. It is not believed to be a result of enemy action."
     
  3. ViroBono

    ViroBono LE Moderator

    Awful news; how sad for his family, friends and colleagues.
     
  4. Condolences to Family, colleagues and friends of Flt.Lt. Gover
     
  5. Condolences to family.
     
  6. Awful news.
    Echoed condolences.
     
  7. ditto