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1994 Black Hawk shootdown incident

Black Hawk shootdown Incident often referred to as black Hawk Incident was a friendly Fire Incident over northern Iraq that occurred on April 14 1994 during Operation provide Comfort. The Pilots of two united States air force f-15 Fighter Aircraft operating under the Control of a usaf airborne Warning and Control System misidentified two uh-60 black Hawk Helicopters as iraqi mil Mi-24 Hind. The F-15 pilots fired on and destroyed both helicopters, killing all 26 military and civilians aboard, including personnel from the United States, United Kingdom, France, Turkey, and the Kurdish community.


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