11-Oct-15 XW229 Airbus SA330 Kabul, Afghanistan (5F)

Two UK RAF servicemen, two US servicemen and one French civilian contractor died in the crash after reportedly striking the cable of a tethered surveillance balloon.  The two British fatalitites were named as Flight Lieutenant Geraint Roberts and Flight Lieutenant Alan Scott, while the American pair were named as Major Phyllis Pelky and Master Sgt. Gregory Kuhse

Date:
11 October, 2015
Reg:
XW229
Make:
Eurocopter
Model:
SA330
MSN:
1185
Location:
Kabul
Country:
Afghanistan
Civil / Military:
Military
Fatalities:
5
Operator:
Royal-Air-Force
Link:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34501878
Link:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/defence/11927175/RAF-airmen-killed-in-Afghanistan-helicopter-crash-named.html
Link:
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/10/nato-killed-helicopter-crash-kabul-base-151012010608439.html

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