SEVERE WX : Wind Advisory View Alerts

US service member killed in helicopter crash in Iraq

A coalition service member was killed and several others injured when their helicopter crashed Sunday night ...

Posted: Aug 20, 2018 7:45 PM
Updated: Aug 20, 2018 7:45 PM

A coalition service member was killed and several others injured when their helicopter crashed Sunday night in Iraq, according to a statement by the US-led coalition.

Pentagon spokesman Col. Rob Manning confirmed that the service member killed in the crash was an American.

Accidental fatalities

Accidents

Accidents, disasters and safety

Aircraft accidents

Armed forces

Continents and regions

Deaths and fatalities

Iraq

Middle East

Middle East and North Africa

Military

Military casualties

Society

Unrest, conflicts and war

War casualties

Aircraft

Aviation and aerospace industry

Business and industry sectors

Business, economy and trade

Helicopters

All personnel on the aircraft were recovered and three were evacuated for treatment.

"The aircraft was conducting a partnered counterterrorism mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve," said a statement Monday by the coalition, which is fighting ISIS in the region.

According to the coalition, the incident is being investigated but there aren't indications the crash was caused by hostile fire.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2769624

Reported Deaths: 57725
CountyCasesDeaths
Kings35194510985
Queens32876810428
Suffolk2593403697
Nassau2291983338
Bronx2142426810
New York1785074667
Westchester1494462357
Erie1283712079
Monroe1001491259
Richmond934401975
Orange63182944
Onondaga60869824
Rockland55960783
Dutchess38515513
Albany35159419
Oneida33993651
Niagara29625425
Broome28853437
Saratoga25582228
Schenectady19780248
Ulster19468293
Rensselaer17938197
Chautauqua15521197
Oswego14611138
Putnam13335101
St. Lawrence13331146
Chemung13197176
Steuben12958194
Ontario12079121
Jefferson11736108
Wayne10658105
Cattaraugus10337165
Cayuga9951114
Sullivan990390
Genesee8949146
Herkimer8587145
Clinton834948
Fulton8040115
Tompkins762561
Warren762198
Madison7614109
Livingston745977
Montgomery7406163
Washington698982
Tioga654874
Cortland619489
Allegany6191123
Columbia5880115
Orleans573096
Chenango572797
Franklin563027
Otsego557466
Wyoming551569
Greene507890
Delaware462553
Lewis431640
Seneca340069
Essex307338
Schoharie281624
Yates206134
Schuyler200720
Hamilton5253
Unassigned1482
Out of NY0340
Utica
Cloudy
31° wxIcon
Hi: 36° Lo: 28°
Feels Like: 31°
Oneonta
Partly Cloudy
28° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 27°
Feels Like: 21°
Herkimer
Cloudy
31° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 30°
Feels Like: 31°
Old Forge
Cloudy
31° wxIcon
Hi: 32° Lo: 16°
Feels Like: 31°
WKTV Radar
WKTV Temperatures
WKTV Severe Weather
2022 WKTV Golf Card only $99.99
Game Day Deals - New Deals Each Week
Stuff the Bus Locations
Saluting Those Who Are Proud 2 Serve