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Apache Downed Today  
User currently offlineSpacepope From Vatican City, joined Dec 1999, 2987 posts, RR: 1
Posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1793 times:



So... where's the starboard engine?


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User currently offlineGreaser From Bahamas, joined Jan 2004, 1101 posts, RR: 4
Reply 1, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 1680 times:

Possible RPG Fire???


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User currently offlineAGM100 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 5407 posts, RR: 17
Reply 2, posted (10 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 1676 times:

I was curious about the main rotors ? Did they rip off or is the craft being prepared for transport ?


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User currently offlineSpacepope From Vatican City, joined Dec 1999, 2987 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1652 times:

It looks like the main rotors were removed for ground transport. The craft seems to be getting ready to be pulled onto that flatbed trailer on the right side of the photo. The main rotors should be the only disassembly needed to get it back to base. Kudos to the crew for getting it down in one piece, this bird should be flying again.


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User currently offlineLMP737 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 1643 times:

Looks like the number two engine took a direct hit. Goes to show what a tough bird the Apache is.

User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29836 posts, RR: 58
Reply 5, posted (10 years 11 months 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 1639 times:

I am impressed, and I didn't think that much of Apaches when I was in an Apache unit in the Army.

He they guy set it down, right side up.

The rotor are removed for transport in that photo, you can see the trailer, which appears to be a tank transport trailer directly behind the helicopter.



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