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July 22, 2009

On This Day in Aviation History: July 22

On July 22,

1918, Indra Lal Roy, India’s first “flying ace” is killed at the age of 20. Born in Calcutta, Lal Roy attended high school in London, where he enlisted in the Royal Flying Corps (later known as the Royal Air Force) during World War I. After scoring 10 kills in action, he was be shot down over northeastern France by a German Fokker. He was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

2003, members of the 101st Airborne, aided by a Special Forces Task Force 20, OH-58 Kiowa helicopters and USAF A-10 Warthogs, engaged a home in Mosul, Iraq, eventually killing Saddam Hussein’s sons Uday and Qusay.



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