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Dick Dyer | 118th Assault Helicopter Company, 145th Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Brigade

6:10   |   The call went out. There was a unit in trouble and they needed casualties evacuated. Huey pilot Dick Dyer responded, but as he was taking off with the wounded, there was a loud boom. He settled back on the ground and then he heard from his crew chief. This helicopter wasn't going anywhere.

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