U.S. Military helicopter crashes near Okinawa, soldiers injured
Unfortunately, it isn't always good news. Early Wednesday morning, according to an NBC news report, a helicopter crash landed near Okinawa on Wednesday, injuring seven people. It was a UH-60 Black Hawk aircraft, performing a "hard-deck landing" on the USNS Red Cloud. Footage showed the chopper with part of its tail broken off.
There were 17 people on board, and the incident happened at 1:46 p.m. local time (around 12 a.m. eastern). The helicopter was conducting a training mission at the time.It's a stark reminder of the inherent difficulties our military faces when deployed overseas.
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