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August 7, 1997 | Times Wire Services
A U.N. helicopter on a training mission crashed late Wednesday in the Israeli-occupied area of southern Lebanon, killing all five peacekeepers on board, Lebanese security officials said. The cause of the crash was not known. Witnesses said they saw an explosion before the helicopter went down. Four of the dead were Italian and the fifth was Irish, according to a statement from U.N. offices in New York.
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August 7, 1997 | Times Wire Services
A U.N. helicopter on a training mission crashed late Wednesday in the Israeli-occupied area of southern Lebanon, killing all five peacekeepers on board, Lebanese security officials said. The cause of the crash was not known. Witnesses said they saw an explosion before the helicopter went down. Four of the dead were Italian and the fifth was Irish, according to a statement from U.N. offices in New York.
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June 1, 1987
A helicopter carrying Lebanese Prime Minister Rashid Karami made a forced landing in Beirut early today after an explosion on board, officials said. There was no immediate word on the fate of the Sunni Muslim prime minister, but military sources said that Interior Minister Abdulla Rassi suffered "critical wounds." The stricken Puma helicopter made a forced landing at the Halat military air base in the Christian heartland north of Beirut.
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June 1, 1987
A helicopter carrying Lebanese Prime Minister Rashid Karami made a forced landing in Beirut early today after an explosion on board, officials said. There was no immediate word on the fate of the Sunni Muslim prime minister, but military sources said that Interior Minister Abdulla Rassi suffered "critical wounds." The stricken Puma helicopter made a forced landing at the Halat military air base in the Christian heartland north of Beirut.
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