Close air support

Discussion in 'General Military Arms & History Forum' started by ysacres, Mar 6, 2003.

  1. RJay

    RJay Well-Known Member

    Feb 22, 2004
    Goodyear, Arizona
    In mid 1966 we lost a Charlie gun ship in Lao's ( misprint, we were not in Laos at that time and date :cool: ). Engine fuel control shot out so it landed soft in a small clearing. Because of the Location it was deemed too risky to recover { we did pull the crew out, unharmed ), so a quick command decision and a pair of our Falcon Platoon's Charlie Models made gun runs until nothing was left that could be identified as to origin. just a burning heap where once a almost new UH-1C helicopter sat. It was really kind of sad.:(
  2. xm774u

    xm774u Former Guest

    Jul 25, 2010
    beond the great abiss
    wow guys i was going to post about the gulf 1990 i was in ill shut up and say thanks
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