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US Black Hawk helicopter crashes off Yemen, one service member missing

WASHINGTON: A US Black Hawk helicopter crashed off the coast of Yemen on Friday during a training mission and a search was under way for one US service member, the US military said. US Central Command said in a statement that five other service members aboard the aircraft had been rescued after the crash, which took place about 20 miles (32 km) off the southern coast of Yemen at 7 p.m. (16000 GMT). A US official told Reuters that the cause of the crash was under investigation. “When the incident took place the…