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One tough Chinook
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One of our
Chinook helicopters being engaged by an RPG during a routine Night Vision
Goggle Mission. The helicopter sustained minor damage and there were only minor
injuries onboard.

What you see falling off the back of the aircraft is a ramp extension.The good
news is that the aircraft was back in service shortly after this incident and
no one was killed. A testament to good training and good technology.

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Added: Jun-19-2012 Occurred On: Jun-19-2009
By: Gulf Flyer
In:
Afghanistan
Tags: CH47, 101st, Afghanistan
Location: Kunduz, Afghanistan (load item map)
Marked as: featured
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