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Air Force Seeking Witnesses

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The US Air Force is looking for witnesses to yesterday's

emergency landing of a Huey helicopter near Parshall.

Base officials are asking anyone who may have seen the helicopter in the Parshall area to contact them.

The chopper mishap happened about 10:45 on Monday morning and the hard landing injured two of the five airmen on board.

Investigators were on the scene again today - looking for clues about what caused the helicopter to be forced into an emergency landing in a snowy field about ten miles southeast of Parshall.

The Hueys are used by security forces at the Minot Air Force Base to guard the 150 missile sites and launch facilities spread out across the region.

No official cause of the crash has been announced so far.

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