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Rescuers Search for Missing Helicopters

Rescuers searched the waters off Djibouti’s coast Saturday for 10 missing crew of two U.S. Marine Corps transport helicopters that crashed into the sea, a military spokeswoman said. The CH-53E choppers, carrying a dozen troops, went down Friday. The cause of the crash was unclear, but there was no indication of hostile fire. An investigation was under way, said Maj. Susan Romano of the U.S.-led Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa. Two were rescued by Djiboutian military members who were near the crash site in the Gulf of Aden, near the northern coastal town of Ras Siyyan. The injured crew members were to be taken Saturday to the U.S. military’s Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in southern Germany, the spokeswoman said. Full Story

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