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29 Jan 2020 | 12:46 PM UTC

Iraq: US military aircraft reportedly crashes in Anbar province January 29

Unconfirmed reports of a US military aircraft crash in Anbar province January 29; further details still emerging

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Event

Local media sources reported that a US military transport aircraft (C-27J Spartan) crashed in Anbar province on Wednesday, January 29. Neither American nor Iraqi officials have confirmed the reports as of Wednesday; further details are still emerging.  

Advice

Individuals in Iraq are advised to monitor developments to the situation and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

The security environment in Iraq remains complex. Although travel is possible in some areas with proper security protocols in place, other areas should be considered strictly off-limits. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to all travel.