Iraqi helicopter crashes near Baiji

Iraqi helicopter crashes near Baiji

An Iraqi military helicopter crashed Wednesday in Iraq's northern central province of Salahudin due to technical malfunction, killing two crew members, a provincial security source said.

The chopper crashed while it was flying near the town of Baiji, some 200 km north of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, the source said on condition of anonymity.

Iraqi security forces rushed to the scene and retrieved the bodied of the two members, the source said, adding that an investigation about the incident is underway,  Xinhua reports.

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