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Coming in on a hot insertion

Coming onto a hot LZ


This chopper is banking low at 45 to make the final run onto the LZ on Long Son Island at the commencement of Operation Hayman, 8 November, 1966. The Gunners of 103 Field Regiment laid down a bombardment on the LZ to assist in a safer landing from enemy ground fire.

The Americans lost one helicopter crashed. Private Watson was killed in action during this operation.






 

 

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