Flying-Tiger From Germany, joined Aug 1999, 4136 posts, RR: 38 Posted (9 months 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 3393 times:
One Tiger attack helicopter of the German Air Force crashed yesterday evening around 20:30 local time whilest on a training flight from Laupheim near Ettal in southern Bavaria. Both pilots were injured but survived. As the reason for the crash is unknown all remaining 28 GAF Tigers have been grounded for the time being.
keuleatr72 From Germany, joined Apr 2008, 95 posts, RR: 0 Reply 2, posted (9 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2869 times:
Glad that the crew survived!
Any word on what type of mission the crew were flying? Night low level maybe?
I´ve read, that the Tiger detachment in Afghanistan is grounded as well. How many are currently based in Afghanistan?