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Two U.S. servicemembers were among five people killed in a military chopper crash in Afghanistan’s capital, officials said Monday.
The deadly incident comes less than two weeks after six U.S. airmen in a plane crash in Afghanistan.
The NATO-led coalition said Sunday that a British military helicopter had crashed at the mission's headquarters in the Afghan capital of Kabul. It described the crash as an accident but initially did not give the nationalities of any casualties.
In a subsequent statement issued Monday, the coalition said that two American servicemembers, two British servicemembers and one French civilian contractor died in the crash.
Five other coalition personnel were injured and the incident remains under investigation, it added.
Sunday's crash comes less than two weeks after six U.S. airmen died when their C-130 transport plane came down while taking off in Afghanistan.