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Austrian Air Force intercept demonstration

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Early morning departure of Austrian AF C-130K Hercules which later performed in aerial assault and intercept demos.

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Today, during the biannual Airpower airshow at Austrian AF base in Zeltweg, accident happened when simulating paratroopers assault. Paratroopers were jumping out of a low flying C-130K Hercules transport plane, when one of them hit the canopy of another and got stuck in its cord – the result was accelerated and uncontrolled fall which probably resulted in serious injuries (the one that I saw actually bounced up from the ground when hitting it). Unfortunately I don’t have any information on the fate of the two soldiers – after some 30mins, two Alouette III helicopters departed the base with guys on board. I pray injuries are not too serious.

Here’s the photo caption of the drama

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