DN-SN-89-03130

A Marine Utility/Attack Helicopter Squadron 167 (HML/A-167) CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter prepares to transport confiscated military equipment from an Iranian oil platform. The platform was strafed a later destroyed by gunfire from U.S. destroyers.

A Marine Utility/Attack Helicopter Squadron 167 (HML/A-167) CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter prepares to transport confiscated military equipment from an Iranian oil platform. The platform was strafed a later destroyed by gunfire from U.S. destroyers in retaliation for the Iranian mining of the guided missile frigate USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG-58).