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Published:July 3rd, 2007 05:50 EST
Task Force Marne pilots rescued from downed helicopter

Task Force Marne pilots rescued from downed helicopter

By SOP newswire

BAGHDAD — An AH-64 Apache helicopter rescued two Task Force Marne pilots after enemy fire brought down their OH-58D Kiowa Attack helicopter south of Baghdad July 2.

The OH-58 pilots received minor injuries.

An Air Force Thunderbolt II destroyed the downed helicopter with two 500-pound laser-guided bombs after the pilots were evacuated from the area.

The incident is under investigation.

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July 3, 2007