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

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