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U.S. Helicopter down northwest of Baghdad

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Friday, 02 February 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070202-17
Feb. 2, 2007

U.S. Helicopter down northwest of Baghdad
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD – While conducting operations earlier today, a Multi-National Division-Baghdad helicopter went down at approximately 7:20 a.m. northwest of Baghdad.

Two soldiers were killed when the helicopter went down. Their remains have been recovered and the site secured.
Names of the soldiers are being withheld pending notification of next of kin

Operations in the area continue.

This incident is under investigation.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT MULTI-NATIONAL DIVISION – BAGHDAD PUBLIC AFFAIRS NCO IN CHARGE, MASTER SGT. DAVID LARSEN BY E-MAIL AT: DAVID.J.LARSEN@US.ARMY.MIL; OR BY PHONE AT COMMERCIAL: (914) 822-8174, OR IRAQNA: 011-964-790-192-4675.



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