October 13, 2011
A U.S. Special Forces soldier takes cover as two Chinook Ch-47 helicopters come in for a landing with supplies in Afghanistan. A similar Chinook helicopter was downed by a Taliban RPG last month, killing 30 Americans.
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U.S. military investigators have concluded that the Chinook helicopter crash in Afghanistan that killed 30 U.S. troops in August was downed by a rocket-propelled grenade that hit the rear rotor, causing the aircraft to fall vertically to the ground and burst into flames.
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