Helicopter gunship makes firing pass - SAS 'hot extraction'

Submitted by Editorial team on Thursday, 23 October 2008 - 9:24am
A helicopter gunship pulls away after making a firing pass

Helicopter gunships were used to suppress enemy fire during 'hot extraction' missions. Here a gunship pulls away from the extraction area after making a firing pass.

Watch a photo slideshow of the hot extraction here.


Image courtesy Brian Senn

How to cite this page: 'Helicopter gunship makes firing pass - SAS 'hot extraction' ', URL: https://vietnamwar.govt.nz/photo/helicopter-gunship-makes-firing-pass-sas-hot-extraction, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 28-Apr-2011