An Iraqi helicopter crashed shortly after delivering aid to Yazidi refugees stranded on Sinjar Mountain, the New York Times reported.
The US newspaper cited survivors saying the aircraft had picked up some Yazidi refugees before crashing shortly after take-off.
The helicopter's pilot was killed in the accident and several others were injured.
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have emerged victorious in the battle for Mosul Dam, but the question is - what will their next move be?
An ITV News team at Mosul Dam was with victorious Kurdish Peshmerga fighters at the complex earlier today.
ITV News joined a Kurdish unit fighting Islamist militants near Irbil and found them using tanks from the 1950s and short on ammunition.