U.S. Helicopter Crash A U.S. Army helicopter with several Americans aboard crashes near the Bagram air base in Afghanistan, and some casualties are reported, a senior American official says. Meanwhile, the Pentagon for the first time discloses that some U.S. military forces are on the ground in Northern Iraq. NPR's Tom Gjelten reports.
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A U.S. Army helicopter with several Americans aboard crashes near the Bagram air base in Afghanistan, and some casualties are reported, a senior American official says. Meanwhile, the Pentagon for the first time discloses that some U.S. military forces are on the ground in Northern Iraq. NPR's Tom Gjelten reports.