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January 25, 2005

OH-58: Takes a lickin', keeps on tickin'

The person who sent these photos from Iraq wrote:

Here's one of our OH-58D Combat Scouts from Iraq. Needless to say, they got into a little hostile territory. This thing took hundreds of rounds and yet returned its crew back to base, including direct hits into the engine, transmission, control systems, avionics, flight computers, and both main and tail rotor. The 2-man crew sustained multiple injuries, but survived.

Images are thumbnails that link to full-size versions.

Posted by joke du jour at January 25, 2005 12:00 PM

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