Isaf helicopter, file image from August 12, 2012
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Five UK personnel die in Afghanistan helicopter crash

Five British service personnel have been killed in a UK helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan.

The Ministry of Defence has said the crash is currently under investigation, but said enemy action is not believed to be the cause.

The crash happened near Kandahar air base and killed all personnel on board the helicopter.

David Loyn reports.

Concerned family members can contact the MoD's Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre on 08457 800 900.

  • 26 Apr 2014
  • From the section Asia
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