6 Aug 2009
PR# 2009-569

ISAF helicopter makes forced landing in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) helicopter was forced to land due to mechanical problems in southern Afghanistan on August 6. The crew members suffered minor injuries during the incident and they have been safely recovered.

The incident was not caused by hostile fire and is under investigation.

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/