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Release A050522a

Engine problem causes helicopter emergency landing

BAGHDAD , Iraq -- An engine problem forced pilots of a CH-47 helicopter to conduct an emergency landing early May 22 south of Samarra .

All personnel on board are safe, with only minor injuries.

The 42nd Infantry Division dispatched a quick reaction force to secure the site. An investigation into the cause of the incident is being conducted. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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