Saturday, May 16, 2015

U.S. Marine helicopter crashes in #Nepal

Six US Marines and two Nepali soldiers were on board of the U.S. military helicopter that crashed.The wreckage was found on Friday high on a mountainside, with all eight on board presumed dead.

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter mourned the loss of the Marines "This tragedy is a reminder of the vital but dangerous role that American servicemembers play in delivering humanitarian assistance and disaster relief," Carter said in a statement.