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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He added: "The enhancement of helicopter landing sites across Wales is an integral part of the work to ensure timely delivery of the EMRTS Cymru team and specialist equipment to those patients.
Team members gave the man a lift back to the Richardson Road helicopter landing site where he was able to rejoin the helicopter crew and return to base.
Rifleman Wild's CO Lt Col Rob Thomson said: "As point man, Rifleman Wild was always on the lookout for IEDs and it is tragic but typical that he died helping to carry a wounded friend to a helicopter landing site for evacuation."
Corporal Joanne Balharry is second in command of a team co-ordinating the helicopter landing site (HLS) in the Lashkar Gah Operating Base in Southern Helmand Province.
Sudan's FVP and South Sudan's government President Salva Kiir on his arrival at UNMIS Abyei helicopter landing site, on July 9 (photo Ngor Arol Garang)
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.
In addition, pounds 1,000 has been donated to George Eliot Hospital by the A5-based Motor Industry Research Association for the construction of a helicopter landing site in the grounds of the hospital.
On Saturday Tynemouth VLB assisted at Newcastle Royal Victoria Infirmary's helicopter landing site after a Sea King from RAF R Boulmer airlifted a man in need of medical help after he fell ill on a dive boat just off Farne Islands at 4.20pm on Saturday.
The helicopter landing site would be outside Southport Hospital's accident and emergency wing.
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.
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