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Helicopter Crash Kills Five in Cambodia

Image: Soldiers load an aft section of a helicopter retrieved from a pond following its crash in Prey Sar village at the outskirt of Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Soldiers load an aft section of a helicopter retrieved from a pond following its crash in Prey Sar village at the outskirt of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on July 14. Heng Sinith / AP

A Cambodian military helicopter crashed during a training exercise on the outskirts of the Phnom Penh, Cambodia, killing five people on Monday and seriously injuring one, according to the Associated Press.

The chopper went down in the Prey Sar village at the outskirt about 6 miles south of the capital, sinking in a muddy pond surrounded by rural land and rice fields.

In the photo above, soldiers load an aft section of a helicopter retrieved from a pond following its crash in Prey Sar village, Cambodia, on Monday.

Image: A Cambodian rescue team inspects a military helicopter that crashed at a village outside Phnom Penh, Cambodia
A Cambodian rescue team inspects a military helicopter that crashed at a village outside Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on July 14. MAK REMISSA / EPA