Video Of Copter Crash In Afghanistan Goes Viral; Army Investigating
Mark Memmott
Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 10:30 AM
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Officials say no one was seriously injured during the dramatic crash. The copter was caught on camera swooping low over a snowy base, taking some twists and turns, bouncing off the ground and then crashing in the distance.

   

If you haven't seen it yet, you probably will soon if you're watching the cable news networks:

Video of what appears to be a U.S. Army helicopter swooping low over a snowy base in Afghanistan last month before taking several dramatic twists, bouncing off the ground and crashing in the distance.

Stars and Stripes says the International Security Assistance Force, Afghanistan, is investigating what happened. "Fortunately, no one on the ground was injured, and the members of the air crew survived," ISAF tells the newspaper.

Note: As you might expect, there are a couple fleeting expletives in the video. [Copyright 2012 National Public Radio]



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