An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

HOME : NEWSROOM : News Articles : Stories Display
NEWS | July 27, 2023

Coalition Helicopter Involved in Mishap near Erbil, Iraq

By CJTF-OIR Public Affairs

BAGHDAD - At approximately 12:15 p.m., Coalition service members conducting a routine helicopter training mission experienced an in-flight mishap near Erbil, Iraq, July 27, 2023.

There were no Coalition casualties nor damage to Coalition or civilian infrastructure. The Coalition aircraft was damaged.

Coalition service members worked with the Government of Iraq to secure the site and ensure safety for the civilian populace.

An assessment of the situation is ongoing.