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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75829
Last updated: 11 February 2020
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Date:22-JUL-2010
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SUCO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell AH-1W Super Cobra
Owner/operator:HMLA-369 USMC
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:area between Lashkar Gah and Nawa, Helmand province -   Afghanistan
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Camp Pendleton
Destination airport:Camp Pendleton
Narrative:
A helicopter has crashed in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan, killing two US service members from the International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) who were onboard.
Two Marine pilots from Camp Pendleton have been killed in the crash of their Cobra attack helicopter in Afghanistan.
Lt. Col. Mario D. Carazo, 41, of Springfield, Ohio, and Maj. James M. Weis, 37, of Toms River, N.J., were killed Thursday while on a combat mission in Helmand province.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.news1130.com/news/world/article/80517--helicopter-crash-in-south-afghanistan-kills-2-us-service-members-hostile-fire-not-ruled-out]
https://www.dvidshub.net/news/59946/fallen-pilots-honored-during-plaque-dedication-ceremony
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2010/07/2010722133921233803.html
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2010/07/two-marine-helicopter-pilots-from-camp-pendleton-killed-in-afghanistan.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jul-2010 06:48 gerard57 Added
05-Nov-2010 14:06 Anon. Updated [Date]
06-Sep-2012 21:57 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
23-Jul-2013 06:30 krasatpi Updated [Narrative]
11-Feb-2020 16:49 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]

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