NATO Copter Crash Kills 17 Spanish Troops A NATO helicopter crashes in western Afghanistan, killing 17 Spanish troops. The cause of the accident was not immediately known. Five other Spanish troops were injured when a second helicopter made an emergency landing.

NATO Copter Crash Kills 17 Spanish Troops

NATO Copter Crash Kills 17 Spanish Troops

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A NATO helicopter crashes in western Afghanistan, killing 17 Spanish troops. The cause of the accident was not immediately known. Five other Spanish troops were injured when a second helicopter made an emergency landing.

Spain's Defense Minister Jose Bono speaks during a news conference at the defense ministry in Madrid after a helicopter crash took the lives of 17 Spanish peacekeeping troops in Afghanistan. Reuters hide caption

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