Tributes paid to servicemen killed in helicopter crash

Family and colleagues have paid tribute to the five servicemen killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. The Ministry of Defence has now released the names of the men, the youngest of whom was 26 years old.

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Official: British helicopter crashed near Kandahar City

A Kandahar governor spokesman said the crash took place near Kandahar City. Credit: ITV News

A British helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan that killed five service members, took place near Kandahar City, a spokesman for Kandahar governor Tooryalai Wesa told Reuters.

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