The incident occurred at 7:30 a.m. local time (03:30 GMT), which was confirmed by a spokesman for the 209th Shaheen Corps Mohammad Hanif Rezaie, the Khaama Press news agency reported.
The official pointed out that the helicopter, which belonged to a foreign company, was set to leave for Faryab province.
Four public order policemen, four army soldiers, and two national police officers were reportedly on board when the helicopter crashed.
Three people, a foreign pilot and two army soldiers have died as a result of the crash. Four people have been injured, according to a representative of the military command.
According to other officials, the helicopter is likely to have crashed due to a technical failure.