Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Apache helicopter makes precautionary landing after coming under fire, no casualties

Above: An Apache attack helicopter over Iraq. The gunship carries a crew of two pilots.

A U.S. helicopter went down Tuesday after coming under fire in eastern Baghdad, and the crew members were safely evacuated, the military said.

The AH-64 Apache helicopter made a precautionary landing after facing ground fire east of the predominantly Shiite New Baghdad district, according to a statement...

The two crew members were taken to a U.S. military hospital for a routine evaluation, the military said.

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