HML/A-269 “Gunrunners” attack helicopter squadron personnel vehicle found in parking lot near Mandalay Bay, 3 black attack helicopters spotted overflying Route 91 venue

Does last year’s 1 October attack have anything to do with the “Gunrunners” Attack Helicopter Squadron?

LAS VEGAS (INTELLIHUB) — If you are an avid Intellihub reader you may already know that three black helicopters were lurking behind the Mandalay Bay before, during, and after last year’s 1 October massacre.

The three unmarked aircraft were captured on video where they appear to have remained aloft during the entire 10-minute massacre, maneuvering well below the roof-lines of both Mandalay Bay and the Delano Hotel.

In the footage, all three choppers can be seen taking different respective positions in the sky were they remained invisible to radar throughout the attack.





All three of the aircraft were operating without displaying any visible running lights or transponder signals which is a major violation of strict Federal Aviation Administration rules and regulations for the encompassing Class B airspace.

Interestingly enough, while conducting the first leg of my 6-week on-the-ground investigation on Saturday, I happened to witness three flat black unmarked helicopters overfly the Route 91 venue which I am currently tracking for further investigation.

Here is a photograph of one of the three choppers I spotted as they overflew the Excalibur and headed west along Tropicana Blvd at a fairly low altitude around 8:58 a.m.

Related:
1 October shooting victims speak out about MGM lawsuit
huey
LAS VEGAS — This photograph was taken at 8:58 a.m. from the corner of Mandalay Bay Rd. and Giles St. and appears to show some type of UH-1N Huey variant which is considered a light attack helicopter. There were three of these flying in a string about 200 yards apart. (Shepard Ambellas/Intellihub)

The aircraft appear to be the UH-1N Huey or some type of variant.

huey_heli
AL ASAD, Iraq, A UH-1N Huey flown by Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 167 launches for a mission off the Al Asad flight line, March 6. The Warriors of HML/A-167 and “Gunrunners” of HML/A-269, the only East Coast HML/A squadrons, rotate in and out of Al Asad. (Official USMC photograph by Cpl. Sheila M. Brooks)

Astonishingly, the three black choppers did not appear on the radar while all other helicopters that were airborne at the time did. The following screenshot was taken at 9 a.m., just two minutes later.

FlightRadar24.com

The choppers were nowhere to be found. Any questions?

Here’s where it gets strange

Shortly after, around 10 a.m., I spotted a suspicious vehicle that was parked just across the street from Mandalay Bay that had the logo for the HMLA-269 “Gunrunners” attack helicopter squadron displayed in a window along with several other stickers of great interest.

gunrunners
LAS VEGAS — Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, A Gunrunners HML/A-239 Attack Helicopter Squadron sticker and a Marine Aviation and Training Support Group 21 (MATSG-21) sticker found on a vehicle parked across the street from Mandalay Bay. (Shepard Ambellas/Intellihub)

Here is the actual logo.

And a patch which shows an attack helicopter.

Additionally, on the vehicle’s rear passenger side window, a Marine Aviation and Training Support Group 21 (MATSG-21) sticker was visible.

But the kicker was a sticker which shows two black attack helicopters on it and reads: “Have guns will travel.” This sticker too was displayed on the rear passenger side window of the vehicle.

have guns will travel sticker
LAS VEGAS — A sticker showing two black attack helicopters which reads: “Have guns will travel” was found displayed in the rear passenger side window of a vehicle parked across the street from Mandalay Bay on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (Shepard Ambellas/Intellihub)

Another sticker posted below that appears to show a dragon holding some type of missile or projectile. The insignia is from the HML/A-167 Attack Helicopter Squadron out of New River, North Carolina.

hml/a-167
LAS VEGAS — An HML/A-167 Attack Helicopter Squadron sticker found on the rear passenger side window of a vehicle parked across the street from the Mandalay Bay on Feb. 24, 2018. (Shepard Ambellas/Intellihub)

Here is the actual patch.

Related:
Man calls 9-1-1 to report he was shot at T-Mobile Arena around 11:23 pm, over an hour after the Route 91 attack
Wikipedia

These squadrons use the exact same helicopters which I took pictures of, the UH-1N Huey!

What are the chances?

Intellihub will be doing further investigation into this matter and will provide updates as they come.

Please comment and share!

©2018. INTELLIHUB.COM. All Rights Reserved.
Shepard Ambellas is an opinion journalist, analyst, and the founder and editor-in-chief of Intellihub News & Politics (Intellihub.com). Shepard is also known for producing Shade: The Motion Picture (2013) and appearing on Travel Channel’s America Declassified (2013). Shepard is a regular contributor to Infowars. Shepard is the leading journalist covering the Las Vegas Massacre, logging over 800+ hours, 130+ reports, during his ongoing investigation. Read more from Shep’s World. Follow Shep on Facebook. Subscribe to Shep’s YouTube channel.