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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154254
Last updated: 11 February 2020
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Time:09:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SUCO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell AH-1W Super Cobra
Owner/operator:HMLA-169 USMC
Registration: 163940
C/n / msn: 26265
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Samarra -   Iraq
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
While attacking arms caches on Samara Airfield, one cache exploded causing helicopter engine to stall and crash inverted. Both crew suffered minor injuries, helo blow up in situ next day.



Revision history:

19-Mar-2013 07:51 krasatpi Added
22-Mar-2013 01:15 krasatpi Updated [Date, Time]
23-Jul-2013 06:30 krasatpi Updated [Cn]
11-Feb-2020 16:39 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]

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