U.S. helicopter crash-lands and injures two in Nangarhar province

A U.S. helicopter crash-landed during operations in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday.

NATO mission in the country Resolute Support in a statement confirmed that the U.S. HH-60 Black Hawk made the “hard landing” near Achin district due to “mechanical issue” it suffered.

“Rescue personnel safely recovered the crew. Two crew members suffered minor injuries in the landing and are receiving treatment at a coalition medical facility,” the statement said.

It said that the aircraft was being recovered and the incident was under investigation.

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