Cambodia military helicopter crash kills 5July 13, 2014 @ 8:48 pm
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) -- A Cambodian military helicopter crashed during a training mission south of the capital on Monday, killing five people on board, police said.
It was not immediately clear what caused the accident.
At least one person survived but was seriously injured, said Tum Polin, a police officer at the crash site.
The chopper went down about 10 kilometers (six miles) south of Phnom Penh. It crashed into a pond surrounded by rural land and rice fields, and had sunk into the mud, Tum Polin said.
Chhay Bunna, chief of police at the nearby international airport, said new air force pilots were undergoing training at the time.
Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Working Through It
State troopers stay on the job despite seeing their own homes burn down
Fans turning to the secondary market will pay a hefty premium to see the Seahawks
As crews battle multiple wildfires, we take a look back at the at fire prevention's spokesbear
Please login below with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing MyNorthwest account holders will need to create a new Disqus account or use one of the social logins provided below. Thank you.