US military Apache helicopter makes emergency landing in Romania

The U.S. military’s AH64 64 Apache attack helicopter made an emergency landing on Tuesday near the Pesinega Commune in Constantinople, Romania.

According to local media, the Apache was forced to make an emergency landing during a large-scale annual US-led multinational, joint exercise.

An Army spokesman told the Defense Blog in a statement that “the helicopter landed safely and the incident is being investigated.”

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No one was injured in the incident, according to army officials.

Apache is primarily used to support brigade combat teams across the entire spectrum of warfare.

The AH64 64 Apache attack helicopter is capable of destroying armor, personnel and material targets on unprotected battlefield grounds. Apache has a twin-engine, four-blade tandem seat attack helicopter, an M220 300-mm cannon, a Hydra 700 2.7575-inch rocket, and a Hellfire missile (both laser guided and radio frequency).


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