British air force helicopter crashes on Welsh mountain: Reports

Reuters , Tuesday 9 Aug 2016

A Royal Air Force helicopter was on fire after crashing into a mountain in Wales on Tuesday, British newspapers reported.

North Wales police said emergency services were at the scene of an incident involving a helicopter in the Yr Aran area of Snowdonia, a mountainous national park.

Media photographs showed a dark plume of smoke rising from near the top of a mountain.

The Ministry of Defence had no immediate comment on the reports.

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