A CH-47 Chinook has been stranded for over a week on one of Colorado’s highest peaks. While attempting to rescue a hiker one of the helicopter’s rotors made contact with the mountain. The pilot was able to bring it down without any injuries in what was described as a precautionary landing by some, hard landing [...]
While trying to rescue a hiker near Little Bear Lake in Alamosa County yesterday a Chinook helicopter made a hard landing. The helicopter was from the Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora. None on board was injured during the incident. Unfortunately the hiker they were trying to rescue died at the scene. No word on [...]
Promotional video for Columbia Helicopters. Mainly focused on the bambi bucket. I actually hadn’t heard of a self filling bucket that will operate in only 18″ of water – interesting. If you are a Chinook fan, this video is for you.
This is quite an amazing story. A British Chinook pilot was flying in to pick up casualties during a firefight in Afghanistan when he came under fire himself. A bullet hit the mount for his NVGs, went through his helmet and hit him between the eyes, causing severe bleeding. The rounds continued to hit the [...]
An MH-47 Chinook helicopter had to make an emergency landing today in a soybean field in Kentucky. The helicopter is based at Fort Campbell and is used by members of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. Nobody was injured in the incident and one source reported the reason for the landing was that the front [...]