Apache pilot “screws the pooch” in Afghanistan

This video is supposed to be viral, but I’m seeing it for the first time now. Ouch.

According to the video description;

AH-64 Apache helicopter crash in Sharana, Afghanistan. The pilot was executing a maneuver known as “return to target”. No one on the ground was killed and both pilots survived, possible criminal charges were laid.

Well, that’s $38 million shot. Looks like he almost pulled it off, but then pulled up too sharp and smacked the tail rotor on that little hill and that was all she wrote.


About Erick Brockway

Living in Camarillo, CA, about 45 miles North of LA. I have a son, and two daughters. Working two jobs (welcome to California life), plus a (now retired) reservist in the US Navy Seabees so life is busy!
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