ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149080
Last updated: 22 May 2013
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Narrative:Afghan insurgents bombarded a U.S. base and destroyed a NATO helicopter.
Boeing CH-47D Chinook
|Operator:||US Army / 159th Aviation Regiment|
|C/n / msn:|| M.3296|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Bagram Air Base -
|Phase:|| Take off|
|Departure airport:||Bagram Air Base|
|Destination airport:||Bagram Air Base|
The helicopter was preparing to take off when a rocket fired by insurgents hit it. There were Afghan and (NATO) coalition personnel on board. Three Afghan intelligence personal were killed.
Four rounds landed in the airfield on Monday around 10 p.m., said Lt. Col Hagen Messer, a spokesman for NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/news/world/nato-helicopter-destroyed-by-taliban-652849/ http://edition.cnn.com/2012/09/11/world/asia/afghanistan-violence/index.html http://www.chinook-helicopter.com/history/aircraft/D_Models/89-00142/89-00142.html
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