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Last updated: 7 October 2020
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Date:28-MAY-2012
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H64 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
AH-64D Apache
Owner/operator:United States Army 2-159th Avn / 12th CAB
Registration: 05-07012
C/n / msn: DUS012
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wardak province, Eastern Afghanistan -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An Army captain from Maine was killed Monday in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, members of Maine’s congressional delegation said.

Capt. John “Jay” Brainard II of Newport, 26, was killed when his AH-64 Apache attack helicopter crashed while on patrol, U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree said.

The crash happened in the eastern province of Wardak

The DOD officially announced on 29th May that the other pilot killed was CWO5 John C Pratt, 51 of Springfield, Va.
Later reports from the 12th CAB confirmed the aircraft was shot-down. The two pilots we assigned the 12th CAB Headquarters Company.

Sources:

http://www.news10.com/story/18637180/afghanistan-nato-aircraft-crashes-no-fatalities
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18239146
https://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/05/ap-apache-pilot-john-brainard-killed-in-afghanistan-crash-052912/
https://www.dvidshub.net/news/89080/two-isaf-service-members-killed-helicopter-crash
http://armyaircrews.com/apache.html
Airforces Monthly (August2012) / Scramble
https://www.dvidshub.net/news/97405/12th-cab-headquarters-building-named-fallen-soldier


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-May-2012 03:48 gerard57 Added
28-May-2012 07:46 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
28-May-2012 07:50 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Plane category, ]
30-May-2012 06:10 chulian1819 Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
09-Sep-2012 22:02 krasatpi Updated [Damage]
05-Mar-2020 07:44 StokieSteve Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
05-Mar-2020 08:34 StokieSteve Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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