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March 19, 1996: CH-46E transport helicopter crashed near Yuma, Arizona; no fatalities.
While practicing autorotations during a military night training exercise a Huey Cobra screwed up the landing and landed on the tail rotor. The landing was so hard that it broke off the tail boom. However, the chopper fortunately remained upright on its skids, sliding down the runway doing 360s.
As the Cobra slid past the tower, trailing a brilliant shower of sparks, this was the radio exchange that took place...
Tower: "Sir, do you need any assistance?"
Cobra: "I don't know Tower, we ain't done crashin' yet."
Originally posted by Shoktek
That is unfortunate, it looks like the pilot was just careless when landing, coming in way too fast and too close to the edge.
Originally posted by silQ
ROFL! 100% pure 0wn4g3!!!! AHAHAHAHAHA! WHAT A DUMBASS PILOT!!!!! HAHHAHHAHHAHAHHA!!!!!