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UK Ministry of Defence starts investigation over Afghanistan helicopter crash
London, United Kingdom - "It will be a thorough inquiry", the MoD explains, denying Taliban claims
The UK's Ministry of Defence (MoD) started an investigation over the crash of a Westaldn Lynx helicopter which occurred on Saturday 26 April in Southern Afghanistan, which caused the death of five British troops. The Ministry denied the Taliban claims that they shot down the aircraft, stating that preliminary reports point to a mechanical failure for the accident, which occurred during a routine flight...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency