Army helicopter makes ‘hard landing’ during drill; pilots safe

Focus Taiwan
Date: 05/06/2020
By: Matt Yu and Emerson Lim

CNA file photo of a helicopter of the same type

Taipei, May 6 (CNA) An Army helicopter sustained minor damage during a "hard landing" at a military base in Taiwan on Wednesday, but the two pilots were uninjured, according to Taiwan's Army Aviation and Special Forces Command (AASFC).

"The 0H-58D helicopter, with tail number 634, hard-landed during a flight training test," the AASFC said in press statement. "Fortunately, all personnel are safe."

The Army is evaluating the damage, and a special taskforce will be assigned to investigate the incident, the AASFC said.

All Army flight training will be suspended until the cause of the accident has been determined, the AASFC said    [FULL  STORY]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

I accept the Privacy Policy

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.