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Scratch one Chinook CH-47
« on: July 28, 2009, 08:30:42 AM »
 
A Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter crash lands in the water in a freak accident when it gets caught in the carrier's guard rail.



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Re: Scratch one Chinook CH-47
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2009, 08:09:21 PM »
That's actually either a US. Marine CH-46 Sea Knight or a US Navy H-46, I am leaning towards the US Marine Corps due to the air defense package installed on the top of the Aft propeller which you can tell it's on the starboard side of the bird. Navy HH-46's don't have those counter measures.

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Re: Scratch one Chinook CH-47
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2009, 02:20:08 PM »
Yes, it's a USMC CH-46 Sea Knight. Not a carrier, but a tanker.
Full story: http://www.check-six.com/Crash_Sites/SeaKnight-USMC-1999.htm
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