British officer killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash named

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  1. British officer killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash named
    A British officer killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan has been named as Capt Ben Babington-Browne.

    Published: 1:24PM BST 08 Jul 2009

    Captain Ben Babington-Browne, from 22 Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan in the southern Zabul Province Photo: PA
    Capt Babington-Browne, from 22 Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers, died alongside two Canadian troops in the southern Zabul Province on Monday.
    Seven UK servicemen have been killed in Afghanistan in the past week, including the highest-ranking Army officer to die on operations since the Falklands.
    More on the link

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/5777903/British-officer-killed-in-Afghanistan-helicopter-crash-named.html
     
  2. Just seems mad that two walked away from the crash, another with fairly minor injuries and 3 dead!

    RIP Ben
     
  3. I can remember Ben from when I was at ULOTC, very sad to hear he's gone. RIP fella.
     
  4. This is a grim week - RIP
     
  5. Ben was a very nice guy, a true shame he has gone, condolensces to his family and close friends. RIP