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.
For more information about naval history, visit the Naval Historical Center Web site at www.history.navy.mil.