Special Ops MH-60 Destroyed In Raid On ISIS Leader

The crew removed sensitive equipment from the MH-60 before destroying it using explosives.
Credit: Rami Al Sayed/AFP/Getty Images
A long-range U.S. special operations raid in northwestern Syria resulted in the death of the leader of the Islamic State group and the destruction of a specialized Sikorsky MH-60 Black Hawk helicopter after a significant mechanical issue rendered it unsafe to complete the mission, officials...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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