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Chinook wire strike in Wales

Old 31st Jul 2020, 12:56
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Chinook wire strike in Wales

Apparently hit pylon cables, some pretty ugly damage to the front of the aircraft.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8579593/Chinook-crew-lucky-escape-RAF-helicopter-hits-countryside-power-lines-exercise.html

The huge troop-carrier chopper normally seen in action on the frontline stunned the quiet village when it cut off power to nearby houses.

A suspected 'wire strike' is thought to be responsible for the heavy-lifting helicopter coming down in a field on the edge of the Welsh village.

John Davies, 81, said: 'This is not a warzone - it's a very quiet village, nothing exciting usually happens and there's not a lot going on.

'But all hell broke loose, the electricity went off and we heard a loud noise.
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Old 31st Jul 2020, 13:13
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Suggest you have a look at this thread Chinook Power Line Strike Wales in the Mil Aviation forum.

Chinook Power Line Strike Wales

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