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BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan  Wreckage from a Turkmenistan Airlines MI-8 HIP helicopter, missing since last January, was discovered by a local Afghan villager just north of Alasai village, Taghab District, Kapisa Province near the Afghanistan/India border on June 1.  A Coalition recovery team retrieved the remains of seven international aid workers on Saturday.  The helicopter, chartered by the International Committee of the Red Cross was returning from a humanitarian mission in Pakistan at the time of the crash.  (Photo by U.S. Army Lieut. Col. Drew Kosmowski, Coalition Joint Task Force  76 Surgeon)
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BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan  A U.S. CH-47 Chinook lands during a recovery mission at the crash-site of a Turkmenistan Airlines MI-8 HIP helicopter just north of Alasai village, Taghab District, Kapisa Province near the Afghanistan/India border on Saturday.  A Coalition recovery team retrieved the remains of seven international aid workers after a local Afghan villager discovered the wreckage on June 1st.  The helicopter, chartered by the International Committee of the Red Cross, was returning from a humanitarian mission in Pakistan last January when it was reported missing.  (Photo by U.S. Army Lieut. Col. Drew Kosmowski, Coalition Joint Task Force  76 Surgeon)