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NATO looking into reports of chopper crash in Afghanistan

From Masoud Popalzai and Nick Paton Walsh, CNN
updated 8:43 AM EST, Sat February 18, 2012
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • NEW: ISAF says it's looking into the reports
  • Local police report a NATO helicopter has gone down in Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- A local official reported a NATO helicopter crashed Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, though there was no immediate confirmation from coalition forces.

A spokesman for NATO's International Security Assistance Force, Capt. Justin Brockhoff, said ISAF officials are looking into the reported incident but have no indications that any ISAF aircraft have been lost.

Abdul Rahman Sarjang, the chief of police in eastern Laghman province, said it was an American helicopter that crashed, but he had no other details.

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