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Press Release | March 15, 2018

U.S. military aircraft crashes in western Iraq

Headquarters US Central Command

March 15, 2018

Release Number 20180315-28



U.S. military aircraft crashes in western Iraq


TAMPA, Fla. – A U.S. military aircraft has crashed in western Iraq with U.S. service members aboard. 


Rescue teams are responding to the scene of the downed aircraft at this time.


Further details will be released when available. 


An investigation will be initiated to determine the cause of the incident.