Aviation Photo #0273568 Boeing Vertol CH-47C Chinook - Argentina - Army

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During the Falklands war it was caught on the ground by a Harrier and damaged by cannon fire. It was later finished off by a cluster bomb from another Harrier. The wreckage is still extant in 2002 as it was seen on a documentary commemorating the 20th anniversary of the war. Close by is also SA330L Puma AE-501 which suffered the same fate. Both aircraft belonged to Batallon de Aviacion de Combate 601.
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    Ian Howat
    Argentina - Army
    Boeing Vertol CH-47C Chinook
    Boeing H-47 Chinook (234/347)
    Boeing H-47 Chinook (234/347)
    Mount Kent area
    Falkland Islands
    October 19, 1990
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