22 May. 2009
PR# 2009-378

ISAF aircraft incident in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) helicopter experienced mechanical problems and as a result made an emergency landing on 22 May, near Tarin Kowt in Uruzgan Province, southern Afghanistan.

ISAF has secured the scene, and a recovery operation is currently underway.

The emergency landing was not caused by insurgent action. 

The incident is being investigated.

Contact Information ISAF Public Affairs Office
Tel: +93 (0)799 51 1155 - Mobile: 0093 (0) 799 55 8291 pressoffice@hq.isaf.nato.int - www.nato.int/isaf/