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Marines hurt in chopper hard landing

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Five people were injured when a helicopter carrying United States personnel made a hard landing near Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park in Phitsanulok's Nakhon Luang district, the US embassy said yesterday. 

Soldiers from the 3rd Army Region rescue injured US personnel from a CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter which made an emergency landing during the Cobra Gold exercise.

A CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter carrying marines was forced to make an emergency landing while conducting routine flight operations in support of the Thai-US military exercise Cobra Gold 2013 about noon yesterday, embassy spokesman Walter Braunohler said.

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