3 hurt in US copter 'hard' landing (update)
- Published: 20 Feb 2013 at 16.43
- Online news:
A United States Marine helicopter on Wednesday made a "hard landing" during military exercises in the northern province of Phitsanulok, seriously injuring some of the passengers, the US embassy in Bangkok said.
US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta (right) watches a CH-46 Sea Knight taking off from the USS Peleliu off the coast of San Diego, California on March 30, 2012. A US Marine helicopter on Wednesday made a "hard landing" during military exercises in northern Thailand, seriously injuring some of the passengers, the US Embassy in Bangkok said.
Embassy spokesman Walter Braunohler said there were no fatalities in the incident, which involved a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter carrying US personnel taking part in the Cobra Gold joint military drills.
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