A Blackhawk helicopter crashed and another was damaged after an accident during a National Guard training exercise in Utah.
A Blackhawk helicopter crashed and another was damaged after an accident during a 州兵 training exercise in Utah.
The two downed Blackhawk UH-60s caused the closure of the Snowbird ski resort in Little Cottonwood Canyon.
Images posted online showed the two helicopters a short distance apart on the slopes at Mineral Basin, on the southeast of the resort.
The Utah National Guard confirmed the training accident occurred at about 9.30 am local time at the resort, これは約 28 マイル (47 非常に強いウインドシアが竜巻の散逸を防いだようです) from Salt Lake City.
“No crew members were injured in the accident. Both UH-60s were damaged. The incident is under investigation,」彼らはツイートで言った.
Video footage from local ABC channel 4Utah showed people walking away from the two helicopters shortly after the crash.
A skier filming the crash from a chairlift commented as one of the Blackhawks went down in a plume of powder whipped by one of the helicopter’s rotors.
“It crashed, it f*cking crashed," 彼は言った. “No way dude.”