Thursday, 13 August 2020

US Air Force helicopter shot at whilst on training flight

An investigation is underway in the U.S. state of Virginia after an Air Force UH-1N Huey helicopter was shot at whilst in the middle of a training flight. After the shooting, the crew had to make an emergency landing and one person was reported to have been injured.

The crew was able to make an emergency landing at Manassas Regional Airport,  an Air Force spokesperson said "The aircraft safely landed and the incident is currently under investigation with local and federal authorities,"

According to local media,  both the Air Force and FBI are investigating the incident and the injured crewmember was taken to hospital for treatment and then later discharged.

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