Arkansas Airman Dies in Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan

OCTOBER 22, 2004 - Posted at 3:46 p.m. CDT

ROGERS, AR - An airman from Rogers has died after a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.

Airman First Class Jesse M. Kanek died yesterday after his helicopter crashed in Afghanistan on Wednesday.

The 21-year-old Sanek had been in the Air Force since February 2003, a month before hostilities started in Iraq.

He had been based at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.

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