—BRIAN EVERSTINE, AMY MCCULLOUGH, AND JENNIFER-LEIGH OPRIHORY
An HH-60G, like the one shown here, overshot its destination and then struck a steel cable on March 15, causing the aircraft to crash and killing all seven people on board. Air Force photo by SSgt Keith James.
Pave Hawk Struck Steel Cable, Causing Fatal March Crash in Iraq
The HH-60G Pave Hawk that crashed in March, killing all seven on board, struck a galvanized steel cable, bringing it down onto the Iraqi desert, the Air Force announced Monday. The March 15 crash killed seven airmen. Read the full story by Brian Everstine.