Official: 4 Americans Likely Killed in Afghan Helicopter Crash

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From Barbara Starr, CNN Pentagon Correspondent

(CNN) — A Black Hawk helicopter crashed Thursday in southern Afghanistan, likely killing all four of its crew members — all of them Americans — a U.S. military official said.

The crash occurred in bad weather, though the official said “we cannot yet rule out enemy action.”

Troops at a combat outpost in the area waiting to be picked up saw the crash happen, the official said. Another helicopter flying nearby was not affected.