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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138917
Last updated: 1 August 2020
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Date:28-SEP-2011
Time:17:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUCO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell AH-1W Super Cobra
Owner/operator:HMLA-269 USMC
Registration: 165320
C/n / msn: 26344
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Helmand Province -   Afghanistan
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The helicopter from HMLA-269, Marine Air Group 29, 2nd Marine Air Wing was shot down during combat operations in Helmand province.
One pilot was killed, second survived.

Sources:

http://www.nj.com/gloucester-county/index.ssf/2011/09/us_marine_from_east_greenwich.html

https://www.flickr.com/photos/jackmcgo210/5019700706/sizes/l/in/photostream/ (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Oct-2011 11:18 krasatpi Added
07-Oct-2011 01:30 RW-018 Updated [Time, Registration, Operator]
07-Oct-2011 05:36 RobertMB Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
22-Mar-2013 07:32 krasatpi Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Narrative]
30-Sep-2016 16:18 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Narrative]
28-Dec-2019 17:51 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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