Video: Royal Marines strap themselves to Apache’s wings to rescue comrade
posted at 2:20 pm on January 21, 2007 by Allahpundit
They had a man down behind enemy lines and needed to reach him before the Taliban did. The Apache could get a rescue team there quickly — if, that is, it were outfitted to carry passengers, which it isn’t. What to do?
The Sunday Mirror has the full story. They did end up getting to their fallen colleague before the jihadis did, but still too late, alas.
Click the image to watch.