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Famous Last Words: “O Ye of Little Faith”

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U.S. Army

A FLIR video from the cockpit just before the AH-64 tries to thread the pines.

Classic oldie but goodie, and still viewed a lot in Army aviation circles. An AH-64 pilot, flying at Fort Campbell, Ky., several years ago, decides to thread his Apache through some trees in the northwest corner of the post.

Pilot: Think I can make it in-between there?

Co-pilot: Nope!

Pilot: Oh ye of little faith – look how big that is.

A split-second later, the rotor blades rip into the trees, forcing the chopper to crash land.

Watch it here:

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