Thu, Jan 29, 2009
OH-58D Kiowa Warriors Collided Near Kirkuk
The US Army has identified the four soliders who were killed in
Iraq Monday, when their
helicopters collided during nightime operations about 20
miles west of Kirkuk.
The fallen soldiers are Chief Warrant Officer Philip E.
Windorski, Jr., 35, of Bovey, MN; CWO Matthew G. Kelley, 30, of
Cameron, MO; CWO Joshua M. Tillery, 31, of Beaverton, OR; and CWO
Benjamin H. Todd, 29, of Colville, WA.
Defense Department officials confirmed the helicopters involved
were OH-58D Kiowa Warriors (similar to type shown above). The
mishap occurred at approximately 2:15 am local time Monday.
Enemy action is not suspected as a contributing
factor to the midair.
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