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Videos: US Army Black Hawk helicopter makes emergency landing on busy Romanian street

American Military News

By Liz George

July 16, 2021

A U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopter executed an emergency landing on a busy street in Bucharest, Romania on Thursday, ripping down multiple street lights and blocking traffic.

According to a statement by U.S. Army Europe and Africa, a UH-60 Black Hawk from 3rd Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, conducted a precautionary landing in Charles de Gaulle Square, in Bucharest. The helicopter, along with five other Black Hawks, was participating in a rehearsal ahead of Romanian Air Force day, marking the end of the Romanian military presence in Afghanistan.