Aviation Photo #1502413 Sikorsky (VFW-Fokker) CH-53G (S-65C-1) - Germany - Army

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This Sikorsky CH-53G crashed on November 28, 2008 near the "Graustock" mountain (2600 meter above sea level). Happily all member of the crew are still alive. I was waiting for weeks for good weather conditions and I was walking for over 6 hours to get this picture. I hope you all like it!
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    Jerome Zbinden
    Germany - Army
    Sikorsky (VFW-Fokker) CH-53G (S-65C-1)
    Sikorsky S-65/80 (H-53 Sea Stallion/Super Stallion/Sea Dragon)
    Sikorsky S-65/80 (H-53 Sea Stallion/Super Stallion/Sea Dragon)
    Sikorsky
    V65-034
    8436
    Graustock
    Switzerland
    March 19, 2009
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Comments (41)

Anonymous
13 years ago
WOW! Incredible photo you got there, Jerome! Love the sunlight on the snow. Regards, Allen Azevedo
Anonymous
13 years ago
Thank you very much for sharing this rare photo.
Anonymous
13 years ago
Nice picture, very interesting. I'm glad no body died at this accident. Thanks for your effort to get this picture =)
Anonymous
13 years ago
Thank you for the huge effort for this photo. It's Brilliant and was worth the adventure!
Anonymous
13 years ago
Thats amazing! Is it ever going to be recovered, or will it be left there to rot???
Great pic!
Anonymous
13 years ago
You have a place to hide at least if storm is coming:)
Anonymous
13 years ago
A+ for effort Jerome! I live in Alaska, this looks like home. Hope you were able to ski at least part way back!
Anonymous
13 years ago
Amazing job!
Anonymous
13 years ago
Wow! That looks harsh! Thanks for uploading it!
Anonymous
13 years ago
Good luck getting that one out!
Hehehe!
Anonymous
13 years ago
WOW great shot thanks for walking out in the snow for the shot.

Anonymous
13 years ago
Great picture!
Anonymous
13 years ago
Great effort.
Anonymous
13 years ago
6 hours good effort great pic aswell love the enthusiasm
Anonymous
13 years ago
Great job, Thanks.
Anonymous
13 years ago
You must love hiking as much as aviation. I love planes but no way on earth do i have your determination to walk that far!
Anonymous
13 years ago
I have reason to believe that this picture was well worth the effort getting up there - at least for uns seeing the result.... Thanks!
Anonymous
13 years ago
Get's a 5 star rating from me for all the work this photographrt has done + it's a very nice pic
Anonymous
13 years ago
Hope that now this unit will be more safe for people. Right place for that bird!
Anonymous
13 years ago
I wonder if that bird will ever fly again or how much they can salvage out of it.
Anonymous
13 years ago
Great one!
Anonymous
13 years ago
A unique one!
Anonymous
13 years ago
Great picture, especially the effort you put in to get this shot! Excellent!
Anonymous
13 years ago
Simply One Word Wow
Anonymous
12 years ago
Nicely composed and 5 stars for effort for photographer to walk 6 hours in snow to get this photo. Also quite a unique photo and situation.
Anonymous
12 years ago
Too sadly to end like this for such a great chopper.
Anonymous
12 years ago
Definitly worth the effort. Any plans to remove it or will it just stay there?
Anonymous
12 years ago
That takes a lot of dedication!
Anonymous
12 years ago
Great picture, congrats for the effort.

Hope they are able to remove one day.

Greetings from Argentina.
Anonymous
12 years ago
5 star rating cause you deserve it man. And not only because of it, the photo's also great.
Anonymous
12 years ago
Nice picture! 5 stars for you ;) i think it was worth the 6 hour long walk =D
Anonymous
12 years ago
I hope someone's gonna drop a nice 360 over that new piece of the snowpark!
Anonymous
12 years ago
Nice job .i think the google guys should update it to the google earth :)
Anonymous
12 years ago
Reminds me the film The Day After Tomorrow in which a chopper freezes in the air and crashed into snowy ground. Not quite sure but I think the type of chopper is the same as the one in the film! (Ali Aminzadeh)
Anonymous
12 years ago
Great photo, sad ending, but great that crew get unhurted!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Fantastic
Anonymous
11 years ago
Photographer made that long trip to make the picture! It`s worth that.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Good work
Anonymous
10 years ago
I thought it was very funny
Anonymous
10 years ago
BRAVO.....TNX FOR YOUR PICTURE....IT IS so Amazing
Anonymous
8 years ago
This shot worth every single click...
Well done Jerome!

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