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Afghanistan Helicopter Crash



Western Afghanistan
August 16, 2005
 

In this photo released by the Spanish Defense Ministry a Spanish army helicopter, left, sits on the ground after making an emergency landing beside wreckage, dark area at center of picture, from another Spanish army helicopter that crashed killing 17 Spanish soldiers in western Afghanistan, Tuesday Aug. 16, 2005. The Spanish Defense Minister Jose Bono says that he does not rule out hostile fire as the possible cause of the deadly crash. [AP Photo/Spanish Defense Ministry]

In this photo released by the Spanish Defense Ministry a Spanish army helicopter, left, sits on the ground after making an emergency landing beside wreckage, dark area at center of picture, from another Spanish army helicopter that crashed killing 17 Spanish soldiers in western Afghanistan, Tuesday Aug. 16, 2005. [AP Photo/Spanish Defense Ministry]

 

Released August 16, 2005


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