US Army Apache helicopter emergency landing in Romania

The US Army’s AH-64 Apache Attack Helicopter had to make an emergency landing on Tuesday at a farm near the Pesinega commune in Constanta, Romania.

According to local media, the Apaches were forced to make emergency landings during a phase of the annual large-scale US Army-led, multinational, joint exercise.

“The helicopters landed safely and the incident is currently being investigated,” an army spokesman said in a statement to the defense blog.

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According to army officials, no one was injured during the incident.

Apache is primarily used to support Brigade Combat teams throughout the entire spectrum of combat.

The AH-64 Apache attack helicopter is capable of destroying armor, personnel and material targets in obscure battlefields. Apache is a twin-engined, four-blade tandem-seat attack helicopter equipped with M230 30-mm cannon, Hydra-70 2.75-inch rocket and HELLFIRE missiles (both laser-guided and radio frequencies).

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