Combat helicopter crashes near Safed

Monday, July 24, 2006 |  by Staff Writer
An Israeli combat helicopter crashed Monday afternoon in the Safed area, wounding the two pilots.

The chopper hit a power line, causing it to spiral, crashed to the ground and caught fire. Firefighters were dispatched to the scene and worked to contain the fire. Hizballah issued a statement saying that its members were behind the crash, however, Israeli officials said the incident was the result of malfunction.

Electricity has been cut off in four communities in the area due to the crash.

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