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
February 15, 2015
Reg
461
Make
MD Helicopters
Location
Barangay Kuhon, Al-Barka on the island of Basilan
Country
Philippines
CivilMilitary
Military
Operator
Philippine-Air-Force
Link 1
http://www.bomboradyo.com/news/latest-news/item/95385-basilan-encounter-mg520-helicopter-ng-afp-nag-emergency-landing
Link 2
https://www.facebook.com/evendematafanpage/photos/pb.140175319384920.-2207520000.1424051755./813785312023914/?type=1&permPage=1
Link 3
http://dwdd.com.ph/2015/afp-statement-al-barka-encounter-asg-bandits/

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