Military airdrops are pretty routine events but as with anything sometimes things go wrong. In this case things went wrong not once, not twice, but three times with the results being three totally destroyed Army Humvees!
Watch as Humvees fall from the sky (Caution Adult Language)
A video circulating on social media shows the vehicles falling out of the back of passing C-130s during a routine training exercise for the U.S. Army’s 173rd Airborne Brigade on April 11, 2016.
A spokesman for the 173rd said that no one was injured as a result of the mishap and that the cause of the incident is under review. The brigade is wrapping up operations on Saber Junction 16, an exercise that saw hundreds of successful airdrops over the course of the past few weeks.
“Everything is planned for safety purposes; everything is done according to Army regulations and policies to ensure the safety of personnel and equipment,” said Maj. Juan Martinez.
“However, things do happen, and that’s why investigations come up to identify what went wrong, what happened so we can learn from here and continue so when we do real operations, these things don’t happen,” he added. – Stars & Stripes
The ‘event’ took place in Hohenfels, Germany.
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