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All set for inquest into British soldiers’ deaths in Afghanistan

All set for inquest into British soldiers’ deaths in Afghanistan

Mar 07, 2016 - 11:46

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): An inquest is set to begin into the deaths of five soldiers in a 2014 helicopter crash in southern Afghanistaninfo-icon, a media report said on Monday.

Described as the third biggest single loss of life of British troops in Afghanistan, the crash occurred in Kandahar province in April 2014, near the border with Pakistaninfo-icon.

The hearing, fixed for seven days, will take place at Oxford Coroner's Court, the report said.

Flight pilot Captain Thomas Clarke, Warrant Officer Spencer Faulkner, Corporal James Walters of the Army Air Corps (AAC) were among the fatalities

Flight Lieutenant Rakesh Chauhan of the Royal Air Force, and Lance Corporal Oliver Thomasof the Intelligence Corps were also killed in the crash.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud

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