Bell AH-1W Super Cobra

This model is a version of 209 AH-1 Cobra

c/n 26255

Written off 2000

Helicopter Bell AH-1W Super Cobra Serial 26255 Register 163930 used by US Marine Corps. Aircraft history


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1994 TV-23/HMLA-167 w/o 31jan00 with HMM-261 det HMLA-167 on USS Bataan (LHD 5)
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If Im not mistaken, this cobra went down in Jordan due to a bird strike. 3/6 marines Lima Co secured site. I was in the company and on float with the USS Shreveport (LPD-12) which was part of the USS Bataan group
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Yes, the Cobra impacted the ground in Jordan, injuring the pilot and was later reclaimed and spent the majority of or the rest of the cruise on the USS Bataan, LHD-5, of which I was deployed as an H-53 Crew Chief.

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