Let me repeat this is still being investigated. I will update as more facts come in but as it stands the enormity of this tragedy is huge if initial loss reports are confirmed.
We are aware that the mountainous region makes finding downed aircraft difficult.
NEW: ISAF says it’s looking into the reports
Local police report a NATO helicopter has gone down in Afghanistan
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) — A local official reported a NATO helicopter crashed Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, though there was no immediate confirmation from coalition forces.
We rally need to get out of the war business we lose not only casualties from incidens such as this our youth return scarred psychologically.
If the CEO"s like wars so much they can go out and fight them themselves.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan - A NATO helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan, killing six members of the international military force, the U.S.-led coalition said Friday.
Sources in Afghanistan and Washington tell CBS News it was a U.S. Marine CH-53 helicopter that crashed, and a U.S. military official tells the Associated Press that all those killed were Marines, but the coalition has not officially disclosed the nationalities of the victims. Details of such incidents are generally kept private until the families of the dead are notified.