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« on: January 07, 2018, 05:53:48 PM »
Various photos collected over the years at the original forum. Credit to the photo owners


(CORRECTION) In this photo taken 19 August 2007 shows divers recover the wreckage of a Philippine Air Force MG-520 attack helicopter at the crash site off Basilan island.  A Philippine military helicopter crashed 18 August during a clash with Al Qaeda-linked Muslim extremists in the south, killing the pilot, a military spokesman said.    AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)


Soldiers carry the engine from the wreckage of the Philippine Air Force MG-520 attack helicopter at the military port in southern Zamboanga city 20 August 2007 after it was recovered from the crash site. The helicopter was sent to back up troops during gunbattle with the Al-Qaeda linked Abu Sayyaf group in nearby Basilan island crashed 18 August in the waters killing the pilot but the co-pilot was rescued by a navy boat. Military officials denied the the helicopter was hit by enemy fire and an investigation have been launched on the crash. Sixteen troops and dozens of Muslim extremists were killed in the latest clash and officials said Islamic militants accused of beheading 10 soldiers in July were among those killed. AFP PHOTO/THERENCE KOH (Photo credit should read THERENCE KOH/AFP/Getty Images)

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