USMC AH-1W damaged by rotor brake fire

A AH-1W with HMLA-269 was damaged by a rotor brake fire on Oct. 14 while it was undergoing ground checks following maintenance.

The attack helicopter sustained at least $2 million in damages from the fire which broke out in the aft transmission compartment.

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