(MENAFN) A US defense official declared that seven soldiers have died in the helicopter crash in western Iraq on Friday.
"It was a routine troop transport operation going from Iraq to Syria,nothing out of the ordinary."
The Sikorsky HH-60 Pave Hawk jet didn't fall for the enemies strikes,according to a Pentagon statement.
An accompanying US helicopter informed about the crash,as Iraqi Security Forces and Coalition members secured were quick to cover the site.
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