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American attack aircraft was damaged near Tallinn

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The American attack plane A-10 Thunderbolt of the National Guard of the US state of Maryland received light damage on Thursday during a training exercise near Tallinn, having damaged a fence on the highway, the General Headquarters of the Estonian Defense Forces reported, Delfi reports.


A-10 Thunderbolt attack aircraft practiced take-off and landing on a highway, an extended section of which can be used as an alternate aerodrome, but at the final stage of the exercise, one of the planes crashed into the fence, getting minor damage. The pilot was not injured
- the report says.

American attack aircraft was damaged near Tallinn


Ten American A-10 attack aircraft and four UH-64 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook National Guard helicopters arrived in Estonia last Friday to take part in joint exercises with the Estonian Defense Forces, which are deployed in Estonia by international battalion from 7 to 18 in August NATO and members of the militant Kiteselit ("Union of Defense"). In particular, they practiced taking off and landing on the Jägala-Käravete highway. A special extended section of the highway was built back in Soviet times as a backup runway and can still be used.

A-10 Thunderbolt - attack aircraft, whose main purpose is to combat enemy armored vehicles, as well as the destruction of various ground targets. Although the A-10 series production was completed in the 1984 year, attack aircraft continue to be used today. A total of 715 aircraft were manufactured.
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nts Kalnins / Reuters
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  1. izya top
    izya top 10 August 2017 20: 13
    +5
    this is not a fence, this is an estonian brake yes
    1. Reserve officer
      Reserve officer 10 August 2017 20: 21
      +11
      Well, the fence touched. And they also wanted to build a large wall at the border. And then what? Just speed up - and the fence.
      1. DEPARTMENT
        DEPARTMENT 10 August 2017 20: 55
        +11
        take-off and landing on a highway, an extended section of which can be used as a backup aerodrome,

        We did them and do not take these roads NATO aircraft .. It was easy to get off, I remember the Polish plane with drunk and evil Poles, the Russian land of Smolensk also did not accept! The souls of the fallen Soviet soldiers guard their borders and Russia from all dishonesty and are watching us with sadness! soldier
        1. alexmach
          alexmach 10 August 2017 21: 17
          0
          We made them

          Yes, frankly, this is far from a fact.
          1. DEPARTMENT
            DEPARTMENT 10 August 2017 21: 33
            +6
            Quote: alexmach
            We made them

            Yes, frankly, this is far from a fact.

            There were a lot of such people, mostly the most famous in Belarus .. (the exercises there were held several years ago) they are not holding a bad load .. And in the Baltic countries, all the more, they were secret ..! There should be special compositions of the pavement ... Outwardly no different from asphalt, but durable and stable for many years .. We knew how to do it before We have roads that have not been patched even once in 30 years and panel houses that nothing takes (drill, dupel, etc.))))
            1. alexmach
              alexmach 10 August 2017 23: 10
              0
              C'mon, roads are repaired every year. In Belarus I know the Moscow concrete highway for the Olympics built, multi-lane, yes, it’s a ready alternate aerodrome. I don’t know such roads here. There is asphalt everywhere and a maximum of 2 lanes in one direction.
            2. Squelcher
              Squelcher 11 August 2017 00: 46
              0
              Yes, sometimes they come across, a shortened dowel in a fishing hook :), the chutt did not kill during the Sabbath :)
  2. Observer2014
    Observer2014 10 August 2017 20: 14
    +7
    The American attack plane A-10 Thunderbolt of the National Guard of the US state of Maryland, during an exercise near Tallinn, received light damage on Thursday, having fenced off when it landed on a highway,
    They lie, guys. feel laughing
    1. Gray brother
      Gray brother 10 August 2017 20: 23
      +1
      Quote: Observer2014
      They lie.

      The damage is so light that it cannot fly away on its own.
      From the website of the Estonian Defense Forces:
      Machine translation.
      10.08.2017 17:58
      NEW! Jagala-Käravete road extension remains for traffic, closed until tomorrow
      Ründelennukite A-10 landing and õhkutõusmisharjutusel Jagal-Käravete this extension of the road became one plane landed light injuries, therefore õppuseks remains the necessary section of the road is closed tomorrow morning.
      The accident occurred in the final part of the exercise, when ründelennuk A-10 ll landed on the road along the road had a rajapiiret. The pilot was in an accident, the error was never received.
      Jagal-Käravete extension road (5,9–8,5 km), traffic closed tomorrow morning, the passage is provided by local residents and operatiivsõidukitele.
      The detour is organized by Aruvalla – Jagala, Raasiku – Ania and Amur Roads.
      During the exercises attended aircraft owned by the United States, Maryland, rahvuskaardi lennuüksuse composition.

      http://www.mil.ee/et/uudised/9856/jägala-käravete
      -maantee-laiendus-jaäb-liiklusele-homseni-suletuk
      s
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    3. san4es
      san4es 10 August 2017 20: 53
      +7
      Quote: Observer2014
      They lie, guys. feel laughing

  3. APASUS
    APASUS 10 August 2017 20: 14
    0
    Pilot on hurt

    The author was in a hurry and did not notice an error
  4. demo
    demo 10 August 2017 20: 19
    +2
    God is a witness.
    This morning, for some reason, I thought the same thing.
    Well, not quite.
    But in principle.
    And there you go.
    The score is one - zero in our favor.
    By the way.
    In Chechnya there is a twin.
    He generally cut into a standing car.
    And also on the public road.
  5. Zibelew
    Zibelew 10 August 2017 20: 20
    +3
    On any Thunderbolt we will find our own nut!
  6. HEATHER
    HEATHER 10 August 2017 20: 21
    +5
    It’s a good car. But not for our mainland. Let them fly at home. And then a simple peasant, tired of the roar of engines, can get rid of 12 gauge. There was a precedent. wassat
    1. bald
      bald 10 August 2017 20: 29
      +2
      And the peasants, long ago switched to the 16th, 20th, 32nd - it’s painful to eat a lot! (2.2, 2.3 - falcon). laughing (no offense - just kidding).
      1. HEATHER
        HEATHER 10 August 2017 20: 34
        +4
        Okay! hi Only the 32nd has long been for kids. We basically, like (I think there) in turn 12 and 16. These are Izhevsk double-barreled shotguns. Well, if the "VEPR" tada, the tander will be bad!
        1. Dezinto
          Dezinto 10 August 2017 20: 39
          +4
          the thunder bolts are these very tenacious machines by the way. No wonder they dvigla top. Everything is sharpened to low heights and that - if the hatchet thrown from below would not scratch the pilot's butt! yes





          Like our "rooks" - su 25. They were created to beat tanks on the ground and to be tanks in the air themselves.
          1. HEATHER
            HEATHER 10 August 2017 20: 50
            +6
            I know both cars well enough. The video of the damaged SU-25 did not come up. And you probably saw that. hi Very good attack aircraft. But our 25th survivor!
            1. Gray brother
              Gray brother 10 August 2017 21: 02
              +4
              Quote: VERESK
              Video of damaged SU-25 not found

              There is such:
        2. bald
          bald 10 August 2017 21: 12
          0
          One puff! - in black color! - Laughter, laughter - and after all, what was created from the three-rulers in history is simply a miracle - but how they did it!
  7. bald
    bald 10 August 2017 20: 21
    +3
    So what? And here in Mendyukino, yesterday the cow Tolu was swollen. And she is registered at the military registration and enlistment office.
  8. Smog
    Smog 10 August 2017 20: 26
    +5
    Oh, this is a Soviet legacy. Until now, revenge and live calm does not give shit laughing
    A special extended stretch of highway was built yet in soviet time as a backup runway
  9. K-50
    K-50 10 August 2017 20: 32
    +3
    at the final stage of the exercise, one of the aircraft crashed into a fence during landing

    The main thing is that the birch is not to blame. And then they will start looking for traces of explosives after 10 years. yes laughing
  10. Egorovich
    Egorovich 10 August 2017 20: 37
    +7
    It is a pity that the fence was not high.
  11. Tochilka
    Tochilka 10 August 2017 20: 42
    +1
    Obviously, the next news will be about how the pilot relieved stress in the tavern by drinking a liter of beer and at the same time lost his watch and fountain pen. Why is it here?
  12. Banishing liberoids
    Banishing liberoids 10 August 2017 20: 45
    +1
    I do not hear accusations against Russia fool
    1. iliitchitch
      iliitchitch 10 August 2017 22: 19
      0
      Quote: Exorcist Liberoids
      I do not hear accusations against Russia

      Yes, the jamb is simple. It's just a jamb. CNN - work, scum!
  13. san4es
    san4es 10 August 2017 20: 48
    +7
    The A-10 Thunderbolt attack aircraft is armed with the most powerful 30-mm gun GAU-81A, which is installed in the nose of the aircraft, practically on its axis of symmetry. The gun is made according to the Gatling scheme and has seven rotating trunks. The shells of the gun’s shells are made of aluminum, which significantly reduced the weight of the ammunition. The total weight of the cannon launcher along with the ammunition is 1830 kg.

    The GAU-81A cannon has a hydraulic drive, a linkless ammunition supply system and a drum-type magazine. The shells of the guns have plastic driving belts, which significantly increases the resources of the trunks. The pilot can set a different rate of guns: from 2100 to 4200 (later the upper threshold was reduced to 3900) rounds per minute
    1. Gray brother
      Gray brother 10 August 2017 21: 29
      +3
      Quote: san4es
      The A-10 Thunderbolt attack aircraft is armed with the most powerful 30-mm gun GAU-81A

      It is built around it)))
    2. Arameev
      Arameev 10 August 2017 21: 32
      0
      Quote: san4es
      The A-10 Thunderbolt attack aircraft is armed with the most powerful 30-mm gun GAU-81A. The total weight of the cannon launcher along with the ammunition is 1830 kg.


      wassat but still only the USSR / Russia produces monstrous weapons ...
      1. Ezhaak
        Ezhaak 11 August 2017 09: 36
        +1
        Quote: Arameev
        only the USSR / Russia produces monstrous weapons models ..

        Do you, dear, do the bones of the skull not really hurt when such thoughts come to the head?
        1. Arameev
          Arameev 11 August 2017 13: 30
          0
          Quote: Hedgehog
          Quote: Arameev
          only the USSR / Russia produces monstrous weapons models ..

          Do you, dear, do the bones of the skull not really hurt when such thoughts come to the head?

          Do you have problems with reading comprehension? or is my flag acting like that?)))))
          1. Ezhaak
            Ezhaak 11 August 2017 14: 32
            0
            Well, how is it different from the Merkava monstrous designs? But it is not made in Russia. Really, the stupidity written is valid.
            1. Arameev
              Arameev 11 August 2017 14: 58
              0
              Quote: Hedgehog
              Well, how is it different from the Merkava monstrous designs? But it is not made in Russia. Really, the stupidity written is valid.

              a-abaldet! (with) lol people no longer understand sarcasm !! so I say, in the west it is full of its monsters, but they poke fingers into the Russian .... why isn’t it clear? fellow
              1. Ezhaak
                Ezhaak 11 August 2017 16: 39
                0
                Sarcasm should be emphasized somehow, by smiles, for example. If you can’t designate with text. Live speech and ordinary text are perceived differently. Do not know this? It happens.
                1. Arameev
                  Arameev 11 August 2017 17: 36
                  0
                  Quote: Hedgehog
                  Sarcasm should be emphasized somehow, by smiles, for example. If you can’t designate with text. Live speech and ordinary text are perceived differently. Do not know this? It happens.

                  But isn’t there a smile in my comment? did not pay attention? it happens
                  1. Ezhaak
                    Ezhaak 11 August 2017 19: 18
                    0
                    tongue Smile emoticon discord.
                    1. Arameev
                      Arameev 11 August 2017 20: 06
                      0
                      laughing that's for sure)))
  14. LAWNER
    LAWNER 10 August 2017 21: 30
    0
    Exactly a fence? ... Not a "Polish" birch got from Smolensk?
  15. MAD_SERGANT
    MAD_SERGANT 10 August 2017 22: 08
    0
    Surprisingly and strange, there the strip is very long. Although knowing "our brave and skillful NATO" you can expect anything. Since they even have each other's clothes from the rat
  16. notingem
    notingem 10 August 2017 22: 13
    +1
    Come on. The cow butted him
  17. sabakina
    sabakina 10 August 2017 22: 54
    +3
    hitting the fence while landing on the highway,

    They never realized that they were in a children's sandbox. Only the MC-1 and whether the L-Traktor are at war on this territory.
  18. pvv113
    pvv113 10 August 2017 22: 56
    +1
    practiced take-off and landing on the highway, an extended section of which can be used as a backup airfield

    They broadened the road, but didn’t realize wink
  19. olhon
    olhon 11 August 2017 03: 11
    0
    Guard commander, Art. thank Ivanov was thanked.
  20. Slon_on
    Slon_on 11 August 2017 08: 29
    +1
    Polish "iksperds" must be called, they will immediately find "traces of the explosion"
  21. Dead duck
    Dead duck 11 August 2017 13: 11
    +6
    Was another fantastic movie filmed? laughing
  22. Partisan Kramaha
    Partisan Kramaha 11 August 2017 13: 45
    +1
    But interestingly, the national guard in the FSA is a self-defense force and should not be used outside the country. Or are the Baltic states already in the squad? what