Double Copter Crash Kills Soldier in Baghdad

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 4, 2008 2:45 PM CDT
In a file photo a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter lands to extract members of a U.S. Army Combat Team, during a mission near Tall Afar, Iraq, on Monday, June 5, 2006.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – A pair of Black Hawk helicopters crash-landed in northern Baghdad today and killed an Iraqi soldier, AFP reports. Two American soldiers and two Iraqi soldiers were also injured. The US military did not suspect enemy fire and called the situation "under control. Emergency services are on the scene."