25-Jul-11 Boeing CH-47 eastern Afghanistan

ISAF helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan – reported by some as a Chinook hit by an RPG.  As coalition rescue forces approached the crash site, they came under enemy fire. Coalition forces returned fire, with small arms, while working to secure the site of the crash. All passengers and crew members have been secured and safely transported to a nearby base.

Date:
25 July, 2011
Make:
Boeing
Model:
CH-47
Location:
eastern Afghanistan
Country:
Afghanistan
Civil / Military:
Military
Link:
http://www.isaf.nato.int/article/isaf-releases/isaf-helicopter-crashes-in-eastern-afghanistan-2.html

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