Navy Loses a Helicopter, Two Dead

Interesting summary of an accident that resulted in the loss of a helicopter and two crewmen. Looks to be the result on fixation on accomplishing a routine mission to the detriment of safety considerations, something of a common problem for the military,

7 thoughts on “Navy Loses a Helicopter, Two Dead

  1. The common problem you linked to was of a death in the line of duty while conducting a SAR case. Not exactly the same as a CO worried about being late to relieve station. A little different extreme with regards to risk versus gain. Hopefully you linked to the wrong story. If not then I think justifying your remarks with some context is in order. It appears you are making a veiled reference to the command climate on WAESCHE or the actions of their CO during that case.

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