US UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter shot down

US UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter shot down

Hsmilitarycom: In the Syrian province of Idlib, terrorists opened fire on an American military helicopter UH-60 Black Hawk.

As a result of a tangent hit by an anti-aircraft missile, the helicopter received critical damage, but the crew was able to land the rotorcraft - according to preliminary data, there were no casualties, but there were victims - American sources did not provide other details.

US UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter shot down

As the journalists of the Avia.pro news agency managed to find out. the American military helicopter UH-60 Black Hawk provided cover for the US military during the anti-terrorist operation against the militants of the Islamic State (terrorist group banned in the Russian Federation - ed.). 

US UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter shot down

While approaching the house of the leader of the terrorist group, the militants released an anti-aircraft missile was fired at the helicopter, but the pilot managed to shoot off the heat traps, as a result of which the helicopter received only critical damage and was subsequently taken out of the fire by the pilot and landed not far from the attack site.

US UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter shot down

Subsequently, the helicopter was hit by an unmanned aerial vehicle to destroy various types of equipment and weapons on board.


Sources report the presence of victims, but neither the nature of the injuries nor the number of victims is specified.

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