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Multiple MRAP vehicles strapped inside of a 747-400 in a similar way to that of the National Air 102 crash.
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National Air Flight 102: A Preliminary Report

Posted May 1, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

Our early ideas into what cause the crash of National Air Flight 102 in Afghanistan this week.

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The crash site of a National Air Cargo 747 (Credit: Albert Ramirez, Twitter)
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VIDEO: National Air Cargo 747 Crashes at Bagram, Afghanistan

Posted April 30, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

On Monday morning, a National Air Cargo Boeing 747-400 N949CA, operated on behalf of US Mobility Command, has crashed just after takeoff from Bagram Air Base with 7 crew members on board. The following is a dashcam video showing the full crash. You can see the aircraft’s nose pitch up heavily, stall, then fall to […]

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A US Army sergeant launches a AeroVironment RQ-11Raven unmanned aerial vehicle, similar to the drones being sold to the Afghani government. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Michael Guillory/US Army)
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Afghanistan Set to Enter the Drone Age, Or Is It?

Posted January 24, 2013 by Jean MacKenzie, GlobalPost

Kabul hopes for spy drones to increase its sovereignty, but the reality may not match the hype.

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A UK Army Air Corps Westland Apache WAH-64D Longbow (ZJ206).
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Apache Helicopter Gunner Prince Harry Killed Taliban During Afghanistan Tour

Posted January 21, 2013 by AFP

Britain’s Prince Harry said he killed Taliban fighters during his stint as a helicopter gunner in Afghanistan.

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A United Nations Mil Mi-8 helicopter (RA-24492). (Photo by Sudan Envoy via wikimedia, CC-BY)
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Afghanistan Helicopter Crash Injures United Nations Employees

Posted October 15, 2012 by BNO News

A Mil Mi-8 helicopter belonging to the UN crashed Sunday afternoon in central Afghanistan, injuring a number of UN employees.

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An OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter from the 1st Infantry Division. (Photo by SSgt Shane A. Cuomo/US Army)
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Taliban Commander Arrested for Shooting Down US Chopper

Posted September 19, 2012 by BNO News

Coalition forces arrested a Taliban commander who allegedly coordinated an attack against a US helicopter, killing two American soldiers.

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The helicopter crashed in Afghanistan's Logar province, south of Kabul. (Map by Google Maps/NYCAviation)
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Afghanistan Helicopter Crash Kills Two American Servicemen

Posted September 7, 2012 by BNO News

A coalition helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing two American service members.

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NATO Helicopter Crashes in Southern Afghanistan, Killing 11

Posted August 17, 2012 by BNO News

Seven American service members and four Afghans were killed Thursday when a coalition helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan, military officials said, in what was one of the deadliest incidents for coalition troops so far this year.

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An aerial view of the Kandahar International Airport in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
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Suicide Car Bomb at Afghan Airport Kills 7

Posted January 20, 2012 by BNO News

At least seven people were killed on Thursday afternoon when a suicide bomber attacked an airport in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, officials said. Several others were injured.

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A US Marine Corp CH-53D Sea Stallion, similar to the accident aircraft, seen here on the flight line for a flight at Al Asad, Iraq.
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Helicopter Crash in Afghanistan Kills 6 Marines

Posted January 20, 2012 by BNO News

Six US Marines were killed late Thursday evening when a helicopter belonging to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force crashed in southern Afghanistan.

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