ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145864
Last updated: 3 September 2014
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Date:28-MAY-2012
Time:
Type:AH-64 Apache
Owner/operator:NATO / ISAF
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wardak province, Eastern Afghanistan -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An Army captain from Maine was killed Monday in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, members of Maine’s congressional delegation said.

Capt. John “Jay” Brainard II of Newport, 26, was killed when his AH-64 Apache attack helicopter crashed while on patrol, U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree said.

The crash happened in the eastern province of Wardak

Sources:
http://www.news10.com/story/18637180/afghanistan-nato-aircraft-crashes-no-fatalities
http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18239146
http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/05/ap-apache-pilot-john-brainard-killed-in-afghanistan-crash-052912/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-May-2012 03:48 gerard57 Added
28-May-2012 07:46 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
28-May-2012 07:50 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Plane category, ]
30-May-2012 06:10 chulian1819 Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
09-Sep-2012 22:02 krasatpi Updated [Damage]
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