UAE military chopper crashes, killing airman

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Associated Press

Posted on September 17, 2013 at 3:01 AM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 17 at 3:04 AM

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The military in the United Arab Emirates says a helicopter has crashed during a training mission, killing one crew member.

Tuesday's statement from the UAE Armed Forces Command gave no further details. It says authorities are at the site seeking to determine the cause on the crash, which took place on Monday.

The UAE military has an extensive helicopter fleet including U.S.-made Apaches and various European craft.

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