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Three US Marines killed in copter crash

Three US Marines were killed and at least one injured when a UH-1 Huey transport helicopter crashed in southern Iraq, the Pentagon announced.

india Updated: Mar 31, 2003 12:52 IST

Three US Marines were killed and at least one injured when a UH-1 Huey transport helicopter crashed in southern Iraq, the Pentagon announced.

The crash "looks like an accident," said Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel David Lapan late on Sunday night.

Lapan said that of the four people aboard the helicopter, three were killed and one injured.

First Published: Mar 31, 2003 12:52 IST