British Chinook Pilot Lands After Taking Shot to Helmet


Truly amazing story - a British Chinook pilot carrying a Discovery Channel film crew, picking up injured troops takes fire after landing in a gun battle in Afghanistan. The pilot manages to evacuate with his 20 passengers and safely land after taking a shot to his helmet: … tml?hpt=T2

Now that is awesome!


That’s a really cool story! :wink: Thanks.


Good job Ian!

I’m surprised that’s their last helo from the Falklands. I had a helo from Vietnam fly over my head last night.