20-Feb-13 Boeing CH-46E Phitsanulok, Thailand

Hard emergency landing in a forest in Phitsanulok province.  Four of six (or seven?) occupants were admitted to hospital – Brigan Forney, Sarah Smith, Matthew Marcinko and Gavin Christian. Brigan Forney is reported to be suffering serious burns.  Helicopter was taking part in Exercise “Cobra Gold 2013”

Date
February 20, 2013
Make
Boeing
Model
CH-46
Location
near Phu Hin Rong Kla mountain in Phitsanulok province,
Country
Thailand
CivilMilitary
Military
Operator
US-Marine-Corps
Link 1
http://www.nationmultimedia.com/national/Four-US-marines-hurt-in-helicopter-crash-30200436.html
Link 2
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/336919/marines-hurt-in-chopper-hard-landing
Link 3
http://phuketwan.com/tourism/seven-americans-injured-cobra-gold-helicopter-crashes-jungle-17612/

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