This Day in Naval History - Sept. 20


Story Number: NNS020724-17Release Date: 7/24/2002 10:12:00 AM
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From the Navy News Service

1911 - Navigational instruments first requested for naval aircraft.
1951 - In Operation Summit, the first combat helicopter landing in history, U.S. Marines were landed in Korea.
1981 - USS Mount Hood (AE 29) and Navy helicopters rescue 18 crew members of Philippine Navy frigate, Datu Kalantiaw.

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