(MENAFN) US defense officials declared that seven military members have died in the HH-60 Pave Hawk US Air force manufactured helicopter crash in western Iraq near the Syrian border.
This crash is considered the first for the US military aviation since the beginning of the battle against ISIS in Iraq and Syria four years ago.
But U.S. Central Command confirmed that the crash:"does not appear to be a result of enemy activity.",as he added that "This incident is under investigation,".
The Pave Hawk is an improved version of the Black Hawk helicopter.