15-Feb-15 461 MD Helicopters MD530 Al-Barka, Philippines

Philippine military press office stated “We also commend the heroic pilots of MG MD-520 attack helicopter that was hit by enemy fire while providing close air support to the ground troops which were swarmed by the bandits,”.  Safe emergency landing made in confined area with no further damage apparent from photo

Date:
15 February, 2015
Reg:
461
Make:
MD Helicopters
Location:
Barangay Kuhon, Al-Barka on the island of Basilan
Country:
Philippines
Civil / Military:
Military
Operator:
Philippine-Air-Force
Link:
http://www.bomboradyo.com/news/latest-news/item/95385-basilan-encounter-mg520-helicopter-ng-afp-nag-emergency-landing
Link:
https://www.facebook.com/evendematafanpage/photos/pb.140175319384920.-2207520000.1424051755./813785312023914/?type=1&permPage=1
Link:
http://dwdd.com.ph/2015/afp-statement-al-barka-encounter-asg-bandits/

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