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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM A missile exploded inside USS?Ogden on a delayed fuse after it penetrated the ship’s hull, as seen from 4 miles away aboard the Black Hawk helicopter 10,000 feet up.
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM The return to Oahu provided a view of Wheeler Army Airfield from above.
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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM The Black Hawk took off from the Pacific Missile Range Facility at Barking Sands on Kauai, where three jets were on the tarmac.
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM FLIGHT TO THE SINKEX SITE: A Black Hawk helicopter flown by Chief Warrant Officer Adam Ochoa, left, and Chief Warrant Officer Jonas Courneya took observers 60 miles off the Kauai coast Thursday to watch the exercise.