CH-47 CHINOOK HELICOPTER

CH-47 CHINOOK HELICOPTER

A CH-47 Chinook helicopter takes off after dropping soldiers in Bagh village of Khakeran Valley, Zabul province, Afghanistan, Sunday, June 26, 2005. A U.S. CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter, carrying 15 to 20 people, crashed Tuesday, June 28 while ferrying reinforcements to fight insurgents in a mountainous region in eastern Afghanistan. The Taliban claimed to have shot down the aircraft. (AP Photo/Tomas Munita)