08.08.2011 08.Aw-Elul, 5771
Israel Air Force closely following reports regarding apparent downing of US Army helicopter.
The Israel Air Force was closely following reports regarding the apparent downing of a United States Army helicopter over the weekend that killed 38 people, including 30 elite American troops.
The Chinook helicopter appears to have been shot down by a shoulder-launched missile, possibly a rocket propelled grenade. NATO has launched an investigation to try to determine the cause of the disaster, which constituted the largest loss of life suffered by foreign forces in a single incident in 10 years of war….