Mon, Apr 03, 2006
Military officials in Iraq have confirmed the death of two
helicopter pilots from Multinational Division Baghdad whose AH-64D
Apache Longbow helicopter crashed southwest of Baghdad Saturday,
and provided details on recent operations.
The Apache crew's remains were recovered following aircraft
recovery operations at the crash site, officials said.
The crew was conducting a combat air patrol when the helicopter
went down "due to possible hostile fire" west of Yousifiyah,
officials reported. The names of the soldiers are being withheld
pending notification of next of kin.
This is the third helicopter downing in Iraq for 2006, and the
second involving an Apache. On January 16, two US pilots were lost
when their Apache went down north of Baghdad.
On January 8, an Army UH-60 Black Hawk went down near the Syrian
border. Eight passengers and four crewmembers were killed in that
crash; the military is investigating the causes of both
Countries From Around The World Participated In The 38th World Military Parachuting Championship Competition In Indonesia The competition is part of a program administered through >[...]
NBAA/CAN Soiree One of the much-anticipated events of the NBAA conference, being held this year in Orlando.>[...]
A fixed, nozzle shaped opening near the leading edge of a wing that ducts air onto the top surface of the wing.>[...]
“SNC is offering access to crewed or uncrewed space missions." Source: John Roth, vice president of business development for SNC’s Space Systems.>[...]
Get Aero-News Delivered To Your E-Mail We know you, like many of our readers, make it a point to check out the latest news and information daily on Aero-News... but did you know th>[...]