A US military helicopter crashes near North Korean border. Crew safe

 

The American UH-60 Black Hawk came down Tuesday in South Korea's Cheolwon county which touches on the border with North Korea, a defense ministry spokesman in Seoul told AFP. Emergency rescue workers reported the 12 personnel on the helicopter survived. The crash happened as joint US-South Korean military exercises continued after touching off a torrent of belligerent rhetoric from the North.

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