Report: 6 American troops dead in helicopter crash

A Black Hawk UH-60 helicopter flys by while participating in the Saber Junction 20 military exercises at the Hohenfels training grounds on August 10, 2020 near Hohenfels, Germany. (Photo by Lennart Preiss/Getty Images)

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UPDATED 7:05 PM PT – Thursday, November 12, 2020

Eight military members, including six American troops from a peacekeeping force, are dead after a helicopter crash in Egypt.

According to reports, the Black Hawk helicopter was on a supplying mission when it went down in the southern Sinai Peninsula Thursday morning. One American survived the crash.

Officials from the group, the Multinational Force and Observers, said the crash was caused by technical issues and there was no evidence of malicious activity. An investigation is underway.

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