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U.S. Army Officials Say Second Black Hawk Was Downed

By James T. McKenna | February 14, 2007

The U.S. Army says a UH-60 Black Hawk was brought down by enemy fire near Hit, Iraq, the second since 2007 started. “"I can report that that one was was brought down by automatic weapons fire,"”Army Maj. Gen. James Simmons, deputy commanding general for support with the Multi-National Force-Iraq, said Feb. 11. Simmons was in a nearby Black Hawk and witnessed the Jan. 25 attack. "The pilots that were flying the aircraft very skillfully landed" and no one was killed.   For related news

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