SEAL Team Six: 10 questions on the operation that killed Osama bin Laden
‘SEAL Team Six,’ as operatives are commonly known, conducted a raid and killed Osama bin Laden. Here are nine questions and answers about the operation.
6. Did anything go wrong?
During the raid, one helicopter carrying the Special Forces operatives crashed “due to mechanical failure,” according to a senior administration official. Before the operatives left, they destroyed the helicopter with a detonation to keep it from falling into enemy hands.