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Helicopter Goes Down in Southwestern Baghdad

Baghdad, Iraq
-- A Task Force Baghdad helicopter went down in the southwestern portion of the Iraqi capital about 8 p.m. Jan. 28.

The condition of the pilots of the helicopter, an OH-58 Kiowa Warrior, is unknown.

"At this time, we have no evidence of hostile fire playing a role in the helicopter going down," said Col. Keith Walker, chief of staff of Task Force Baghdad and the 1st Cavalry Division.

Walker said the task force has dispatched recovery and rescue teams to the crash site.

The incident is under investigation.

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