Who all was killed in extortion 17?

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Who all was killed in extortion 17?

The soldiers killed were: Carter, 47, of Centennial, Colo. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 135th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion), Aurora, Colorado. Chief Warrant Officer Bryan J. Nichols, 31, of Hays, Kan.

How many people died on extortion?

2011 Afghanistan Boeing Chinook shootdown

Occupants 38
Passengers 33
Crew 5
Fatalities 38

How many seals killed Afghanistan?

Navy SEAL Christopher Campbell, 36, of Jacksonville, N.C., was one of the 30 troops — 22 of them SEALS — to die in a Taliban attack on a U.S. Chinook helicopter in Afghanistan.

How many navy SEALs died in Iraq?

Three SEALs
In all, 19 SEALs and Army Special Forces soldiers died. Other recent reports of SEAL deaths offer spare details. Three SEALs died in Iraq in 2007, one when a bomb exploded near his vehicle, a second by enemy fire and the third “during a mission.”

How many Taliban were killed at outpost Keating?

150 killed
The attack on COP Keating resulted in 8 Americans killed and 27 wounded while the Taliban suffered an estimated 150 killed….

Battle of Kamdesh
8 killed 27 wounded 4 killed 10 wounded 2 PMC killed 150 killed 40-70 wounded

How many US soldiers were involved in Extortion 17?

2 U.S. Navy SEALs from a west coast based SEAL team. 2 U.S. Army personnel from the 2nd Battalion, 135th Aviation Regiment, part of Colorado Army National Guard 1 U.S. Air Force Combat Controller from the 24th Special Tactics Squadron The 30 American Servicemen who were killed in action (KIA) with the downing of Extortion 17.

What happened to Extortion 17 in Afghanistan?

Campbell was one of 30 Americans killed when a CH-47 Chinook helicopter, with the call sign Extortion 17, crashed in Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Rachel Larue/Arlington National Cemetery/released) Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in October 2017.

What is the final mission of Extortion 17?

^ a b c Ed Darack (2017). “The Final Mission of Extortion 17: Special Ops, Helicopter Support, SEAL Team Six, and the Deadliest Day of the U.S. War in Afghanistan”. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution.

Is Extortion 17 a bigger scandal than Benghazi?

Extortion 17 could be a bigger scandal and betrayal of Americans than Benghazi. While Benghazi resulted in four American deaths, Extortion 17 resulted in 38 deaths, including nearly two dozen Navy SEALs. Many of these SEALs were made famous, credited with the killing of Osama bin Laden.

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