Flying-Tiger From Germany, joined Aug 1999, 4195 posts, RR: 33 Posted (2 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 4563 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, 104 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 4039 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?