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Elk fells helicopter in Utah
« on: February 13, 2018, 12:15:57 PM »
https://www.ksl.com/?sid=46260160&nid=148&title=elk-fells-helicopter-in-remote-wasatch-county

A pilot and passenger from Australia sustained only small cuts and bruises when an elk jumped and severed the tail rotor of their helicopter Monday evening near Currant Creek in Wasatch County.

The pair was attempting to net the animal, Wasatch County Search and Rescue said on Facebook.

Few details were immediately released, and it was not clear how the elk fared. First responders from Fruitland evaluated the two aboard the helicopter.

"Not something you see every day when an Elk brings down a chopper," the rescue group wrote in the Facebook post.

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources was investigating.
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Re: Elk fells helicopter in Utah
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2018, 01:01:58 PM »
Seems like he got a little close eh?
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Re: Elk fells helicopter in Utah
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2018, 01:07:53 PM »
What a bad @$$ Job!

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Re: Elk fells helicopter in Utah
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2018, 06:44:17 PM »
Look but don't touch!

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Re: Elk fells helicopter in Utah
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2018, 09:26:41 AM »
Still no word on how the elk made out, huh?
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Re: Elk fells helicopter in Utah
« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2018, 09:45:44 AM »
Still no word on how the elk made out, huh?
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Re: Elk fells helicopter in Utah
« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2018, 10:08:24 AM »
Look out, Iran.

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Re: Elk fells helicopter in Utah
« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2018, 10:29:15 AM »
 :chuckle: anti-aircraft ungulates. Classic Flound3rz.  :tup:
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