helicopter landing site


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helicopter landing site

helicopter landing site
A helicopter landing zone with 6 landing sites.
A designated subdivision of a helicopter landing zone in which a single flight or a wave of assault helicopters lands to embark or disembark troops and/or cargo. This is designated by the letter H. See helicopter landing zone.
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A spokesman for the brigade said: "Humber Coastguard paged the brigade with a request to man the Richardson Road Helicopter Landing Site where an RAF rescue helicopter 131 from RAF Boulmer was due to land at 11.
L/Cpl Dennis, from Llanelli, South Wales, had just helped secure a helicopter landing site so casualties could be airlifted away for treatment when he was killed by an improvised explosive device.
Private Damien Jackson, 19, from South Shields, was killed on July 5 as he tried to clear a helicopter landing site.
A team from Port Talbot coastguard was tasked with setting up a helicopter landing site for the air ambulance, which airlifted the boy to hospital.
The helicopter landing site would be outside Southport Hospital's accident and emergency wing.
The 19-year-old died in a region over-run with Taliban forces and drug dealers as he tried to secure a helicopter landing site for the British Army.
On July 5 Private Damien Jackson, 19, from South Shields, was killed in an ambush in the Sangin valley, as he tried to clear a helicopter landing site.
Pte Van Gass sustained his injuries when he was on his way back to a helicopter landing site in Afghanistan.
He said his son, who died when his foot patrol was ambushed at a helicopter landing site, was once asked to go on a three-hour patrol which ended up lasting nine days.
Normalisation measures to be implemented include: demolition of the super-sangar at Newtownhamilton Police Station adjacent to the helicopter landing site, demolition of Magherafelt Army base , demolition of the observation tower on Sturgan Mountain, demolition of one of the observation towers on Camlough Mountain.
They took him to an on-shore helicopter landing site where he transferred to a waiting ambulance which took him to a nearby hospital.
Among them is Pte Damien Jackson, 19, from South Shields, who was killed in an ambush in the Sangin valley as he tried to clear a helicopter landing site on July 5.
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