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YOU GOTTA SEE THIS...Apache chopper crash Astan

Discussion in 'Military' started by GrIlLa, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. Mar 21, 2012 at 8:27 AM
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    GrIlLa

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  2. Mar 21, 2012 at 8:29 AM
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  3. Mar 21, 2012 at 8:31 AM
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    Not enough.
    Probably was just showing off...that's gotta hurt the ego.

    To add, maybe he wasn't used to flying in high altitude mountainous regions. Maybe the thinner air reduced his climb rate and he couldn't recover in time??
     
  4. Mar 21, 2012 at 8:33 AM
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    They must be pretty high in elevation. The helo didn't have enough lift to perform the maneuvers that he could have easily done at a lower altitude.
     
  5. Mar 21, 2012 at 8:33 AM
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    At elevation maybe and didn't have the power to hold altitude and was too low? Got into ground effect?
     
  6. Mar 21, 2012 at 8:35 AM
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  7. Mar 21, 2012 at 8:42 AM
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    Bet someone lost their wings!
     
  8. Mar 21, 2012 at 8:55 AM
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    Ground effect is a good thing...

    That guy just ran outta control authority...Too much maneuvering with too little air to maneuver in. High altitude makes even benign maneuvers tough...That's a downer tho...Glad no one was killed-but those things aren't cheap.
     
  9. Mar 21, 2012 at 9:53 AM
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    either way, i can guarantee you that he was hot dogging. no way or reason why he should be flying that low over a base unless he was landing. and if he was landing, he was definitely doing it wrong. by the way, i do work on these helicopters and see how they fly around bases. and yes, these things suck in thin air
     
  10. Mar 23, 2012 at 5:03 AM
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    Yeah he also broke both legs and lost an arm. And busted his face up real good.
     
  11. Mar 23, 2012 at 5:15 AM
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    He's lucky to be alive, you see how that thing was spinning after he contacted the ground!?! Scary.
     
  12. Mar 24, 2012 at 9:50 PM
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    Wow, look at the guy hit the ground at 0:25 secs. Freeze it at 0:25 insane.
     
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    HE MADE IT OUT ALIVE TOO!!!
     
  14. Mar 24, 2012 at 10:38 PM
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    holy tits.


    thats CRAZY
     
  15. Mar 24, 2012 at 10:49 PM
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    any idea what the charges would be in this case?
     
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    :eek: sweet cheezits...
     
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