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Washington (AFP) Aug 16, 2017
A US Army helicopter has gone missing during a night training mission off Hawaii, officials said Wednesday amid reports five crewmen were missing.
The UH-60 helicopter was reported missing Tuesday evening off the island of Oahu, the Army said in a statement.
It had been taking part in a mission with another helicopter when it disappeared from radio and visual contact.
A search was under way with aircraft from the Army, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.
CNN reported that searchers were looking for five crew.
Moscow (AFP) Aug 12, 2017
Female candidates are to be accepted for the first time to train as pilots for Russia's air force, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said Saturday, adding there were so many applications that "we can't ignore them". "There are many young women who would like to become military pilots. We have received hundreds of letters," he said, according to a ministry statement. "That's why we've decid ... read more
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