Their huey took a shot in the tail rotor and lost control on lift off.
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The pilots struggled the huey away from the troops on the ground before it dug itself into the ground. The infantry fought their way to the wreck, but only one man survived, and died before the medivac helo could make it.
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Goodnight Saigon by BILLY JOEL
The real tragedy is that too many focus on the loss of life instead of the value of the freedom it Parris island island surrounded by swamp is one of only More Billy Joel lyrics. We Didn't Start The Fire. Just The Way You Are. View 10 more explanations. Bold Italic Link Add an image new!
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