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Huey helicopter gunships flying support for a Colombian army Blackhawk helicopter on a coca verification flight deep in the leftist-guerilla FARC-held jungle.
In each area visited extensive coca cultivation was found. This is 'hot' mission needing to fly low for visual verification. On the previous day the helicopter was hit twice by FARC ground-fire.

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Huey helicopter gunships flying support for a Colombian army Blackhawk helicopter on a coca verification flight deep in the leftist-guerilla FARC-held jungle.<br />
In each area visited extensive coca cultivation was found. This is 'hot' mission needing to fly low for visual verification. On the previous day the helicopter was hit twice by FARC ground-fire.