KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WZZM) -- An airman from the Kalamazoo area died during a helicopter crash in Afghanistan Sunday.
Coalition forces there say a British helicopter crashed at Camp Resolute Support in Kabul, killing five on board, including two Americans. According to the Department of Defense and family on social media, one of the Americans was U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Greg Kuhse, 38. He was assigned to the 3rd Manpower Requirements Squadron at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois.
The mission was NATO-led and described as "non-hostile," according to our partner USA Today. It reports the helicopter was a British Puma Mk 2. An eyewitness told the Associated Press that the vehicle appeared to strike a monitoring balloon as it was landing.