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4 Americans Feared Dead in Afghan Chopper Crash

Black Hawk goes down in the south
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 19, 2012 3:29 PM CDT
4 Americans Feared Dead in Afghan Chopper Crash
File photo of a US Blackhawk Army helicopter in Afghanistan.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – A US Black Hawk helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan today, and four Americans aboard are feared dead, reports CNN. The crash occurred during bad weather, though it's too early to rule out enemy fire as a cause, says a defense official. Only the four Americans were on the Army chopper at the time. (Read more US military stories.)

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