11-Oct-15 XW229 Airbus SA330 Kabul, Afghanistan (5F)

Two UK RAF servicemen, two US servicemen and one French civilian contractor died in the crash after reportedly striking the cable of a tethered surveillance balloon.  The two British fatalitites were named as Flight Lieutenant Geraint Roberts and Flight Lieutenant Alan Scott, while the American pair were named as Major Phyllis Pelky and Master Sgt. Gregory Kuhse

Date
October 11, 2015
Reg
XW229
Make
Eurocopter
Model
SA330
MSN
1185
Location
Kabul
Country
Afghanistan
CivilMilitary
Military
Fatal
5
Operator
Royal-Air-Force
Link 1
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34501878
Link 2
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/defence/11927175/RAF-airmen-killed-in-Afghanistan-helicopter-crash-named.html
Link 3
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/10/nato-killed-helicopter-crash-kabul-base-151012010608439.html

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