מתיו 24:6 אתם תשמעו מלחמות ושמועות של מלחמות, אבל לראות את זה כי אתה לא להיבהל. דברים כאלה צריכים לקרות, אבל הסוף הוא עדיין לבוא.
מזג האוויר היה גרוע באפגניסטן.. ארבעת אנשי צוות האמריקאים של המלאכה היו חלק מכוחות ביטחון נאט"ו והונחו כמתים.
עוד נמסר לרשת CNN על ידי דובר הטליבאן, "אתמול בערב, Taliban fighters shot down a helicopter and killed all its passengers in Khanashen Dewalak area near Garmsir, southern Helmand province.”
מתגורר בארה"ב. Military said, “We cannot yet rule out enemy action,” then added; “insurgents are believed to be responsible for bringing down the CH-47 Chinook helicopter with a rocket-propelled grenade.”
This fatal event is all too common when Blackhawk crews are put in harm’s way to protect and reinforce other troops on the ground. Some of the aircraft are brought down by enemy fire, others crash for mechanical reasons and bad weather. This is the worst loss of life for the U.S. forces working with NATO since the war in Afghanistan began in 2001.
קפטן. David Yaryar, a NATO spokesman said that 12 people died last month when a helicopter crashed in Kabul. There was no “insurgent activity in the area” באותו הזמן.
One of those reported dead was Staff Sgt. Christopher Brown of Columbus, אוהיו. He was in his fourth tour of duty. Sgt. Brown served twice in Iraq and was on his second deployment in Afghanistan. He had earned a Bronze Star, a Purple Heart and an Army Commendation Medal. His wife found out about his demise through facebook, hours before the military knocked on her door. Taylor Brown is the mother of two, with one on-the-way.