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Two US Marines killed in Iraq helicopter crash

Two US Marine pilots were killed when their helicopter crashed in central Iraq on Saturday morning.

india Updated: Apr 05, 2003 13:24 IST
Reuters
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PTI

Two US Marine pilots were killed when their AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter crashed in central Iraq early on Saturday morning, Central Command said.

"Preliminary indications are that the crash was not a result of hostile fire. The cause of the crash is under investigation," the statement said. Names of those killed were being withheld pending next-of-kin notification.

First Published: Apr 05, 2003 09:52 IST