Military Video Shows Dramatic US Chopper Crash

Ad Feedback

Dramatic video released Thursday by the United States military shows a rare, close-up view of an American military chopper losing control and crashing in Afghanistan.

The helicopter drops down low, skimming the snow and hits the ground hard. It appears to pull up but then begins spinning before finally crashing in the distance.

Both pilots on board survived the incident, thanks to a safety harnesses.

A spokesman for the U.S.-led International Security Assistance Force said the video was shot on Feb. 6 in Paktika province.

It's believed the pilots may have lost control of the chopper while performing a risky, low-level maneuver.

Log in or create an account to post a comment.  

CBN IS HERE FOR YOU!

Are you seeking answers in life? Are you hurting? Are you facing a difficult situation?

Find peace with God, discover more about God or send us your prayer request.

Call The 700 Club Prayer Center at 1 (800) 823-6053, 24 hours a day.

A caring friend will be there to pray with you in your time of need.

CBNNews.com

CBNNews.com

CBN News is a national/international, nonprofit news organization that provides programming by cable, satellite, and the Internet, 24-hours a day. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.