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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Names of men killed in Afghan helicopter crash released

The names of those killed in the Afghanistan helicopter crash have been released by the Ministry of Defence.

Five service personnel lost their lives following the crash of a Lynx helicopter in Southern Afghanistan.

The MoD statement named those who were killed as:

Captain Thomas Clarke Army Air Corps; Warrant Officer Class 2 Spencer Faulkner Army Air Corps; Corporal James Walters Army Air Corps and Lance Corporal Oliver Thomas Intelligence Corps, and Flight Lieutenant Chauhan.

(MoD Handout) Captain Clarke, Warrant Officer Class 2 Faulkner, Corporal Walters and Lance Corporal Thomas. Credit: Ministry of Defence

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