Tuesday, August 14, 2007


Over there:

Five U.S. troops die in helicopter crash in Iraq

CAMP FALLUJA, Iraq -- Five U.S. service members died Tuesday when a helicopter crashed in Iraq near Al Taqaddum Air Base in Anbar province, the military said.

The CH-47 Chinook helicopter went down while conducting a routine post-maintenance check flight. The crash is being investigated, and the names of the dead were not immediately released.