Air Force Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing After Taking Gunfire over Virginia

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McClatchy reports that a “UH-1N Huey helicopter is assigned to the 1st Helicopter Squadron at Joint Base Andrews” was targeted while performing a training mission.
The Manassas Regional Airport was alerted around 12:20 p.m. that the helicopter was coming in and that medics would be meeting it. The wounded crew member was taken to a hospital, treated, and released.
U.S. News spoke with an Air Force spokesman who reported the helicopter was “struck by a bullet.”
The helicopter is part of the 1st Helicopter Squadron, which “supports the movement of the president and other senior government officials to and from Andrews.”
 

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