Monday, July 02, 2007

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Task Force Marne pilots rescued from downed helicopter
Tuesday, 03 July 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
APO AE 09342

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RELEASE No. 20070703-02
July 3, 2007

Task Force Marne pilots rescued from downed helicopter
Multi-National Division – Center PAO


BAGHDAD — An AH-64 Apache helicopter rescued two Task Force Marne pilots after enemy fire brought down their OH-58D Kiowa Attack helicopter south of Baghdad July 2.

The OH-58 pilots received minor injuries.

An Air Force Thunderbolt II destroyed the downed helicopter with two 500-pound laser-guided bombs after the pilots were evacuated from the area.

The incident is under investigation.

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Hopefully we'll hear more about this in the near future.

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