31 December 2009

Oops- RVN, July 1969

Although I was 40 miles South of Da Nang in Chu Lai, I don't remember hearing about this:




"...'cause nobody could use it except the helicopters."
Amazing machines, those helicopters.

Tip o' the hat to Slick!

3 comments:

cary said...

That's quite the feat - not just keeping from balling it up at the end of the too-short runway, AND getting it back in the air, but then the word of it not getting out all over helengon during that time period...

cj said...

Good grief.

Insanity must be a part of every pilot...

cjh

Timothy Frazier said...

Does the name Harold Roseberry ring any bells? Not likely, but I've heard him tell stories and he was over there about the same time. Just wondering if you had ever crossed paths with the guy.