The MoD has confirmed deaths of five UK Service personnel following a Lynx helicopter crash during a routine flight in Kandahar Province, southern Afghanistan earlier today.
The MoD said three of the servicemen were from the Army Air Corps, based at RAF Odiham in Hampshire. One was a Royal Air Force serviceman also based at RAF Odiham.
One was a member of the Army Reserve from 3 Military Intelligence Battalion, based in London.
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