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American soldiers were injured during the mass landing in Estonia

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American soldiers were injured during the mass landing in Estonia

Provides data on an incident that occurred during NATO military maneuvers on the territory of the Republic of Estonia. We are talking about the Swift Response military maneuvers, in which, in addition to the Estonian military, servicemen of the US Army, Britain and some other countries of the Western military bloc are participating.


In reports from Estonia, it is said that ten American soldiers were injured during the mass landing. The information is confirmed by the US Embassy in Tallinn.

The American command decided to land more than half a thousand servicemen in the Nurmsi airfield area. According to some reports, several American paratroopers "bumped" into each other during the landing.

The representative of the US diplomatic mission in Estonia notes that injuries by American paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division were received while performing parachute jumps. At the same time, it is emphasized that these injuries do not pose a threat to life.

From a statement from the U.S. Embassy in Tallinn:

Injuries are not life-threatening for our servicemen. Many of the injured, having undergone a medical examination and received appropriate assistance, have already returned to service and the maneuvers.

It should be recalled that the American paratroopers arrived from military bases in the United States to participate in the Swift Response exercises. It was decided to drop some of the arrivals directly in the airfield area, where the US Air Force planes landed.

It is known that at the moment three American soldiers remain in the Estonian clinic.
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  1. Victor_B
    Victor_B 10 May 2021 06: 41
    +17
    We should have had a Hammer in the head!
    1. Andrei Nikolaevich
      Andrei Nikolaevich 10 May 2021 06: 49
      +3
      , good, you, however.)
      1. Uncle lee
        Uncle lee 10 May 2021 07: 00
        +23
        several American paratroopers "bumped" into each other
        Tightness, damn it ... Have you at least got to Estonia, or scattered all over the Tribaltic? belay
        1. tihonmarine
          tihonmarine 10 May 2021 08: 21
          +4
          Quote: Uncle Lee
          Tightness, damn it ... Have you at least got to Estonia, or scattered all over the Tribaltic?

          This was to be expected, straight from America, and into the Estonian swamps. Beauty !
          1. Egoza
            Egoza 10 May 2021 09: 38
            0
            Quote: tihonmarine
            This was to be expected, straight from America, and into the Estonian swamps. Beauty !

            These "boys" are not to blame! Well, they were not taught to land on a 5-kopeck coin!
            1. Doliva63
              Doliva63 10 May 2021 18: 38
              +3
              Young lady, not everything that is called a penny is a five-kopeck coin! laughing
              1. Vladimir Mashkov
                Vladimir Mashkov 10 May 2021 21: 22
                0
                Eeee ... So they not only fight, but also do not know how to jump properly ... But they ponte a lot! lol
                1. Doliva63
                  Doliva63 11 May 2021 18: 17
                  +1
                  Quote: Vladimir Mashkov
                  Eeee ... So they not only fight, but also do not know how to jump properly ... But they ponte a lot! lol

                  Well, maybe they can jump - you don't need a mind here, but with landing, yes, the problems are obvious laughing
                  1. Vladimir Mashkov
                    Vladimir Mashkov 11 May 2021 18: 27
                    0
                    Quote: Doliva63
                    Well, maybe they can jump - you don't need a mind here, but with landing, yes, the problems are obvious

                    At first I wanted to write about the landing, but I thought that the jump was considered valid after good luck landing. smile
                    1. Doliva63
                      Doliva63 11 May 2021 18: 36
                      +1
                      Quote: Vladimir Mashkov
                      Quote: Doliva63
                      Well, maybe they can jump - you don't need a mind here, but with landing, yes, the problems are obvious

                      At first I wanted to write about the landing, but I thought that the jump was considered valid after good luck landing. smile

                      Hmm. In Gayzhunay, I remember, a fighter with a refusal landed in a swamp. Already the nacpo rushed over. And the fighter asks - dragging the colonel, they are protecting my jump ?! Defended laughing
                      1. Vladimir Mashkov
                        Vladimir Mashkov 11 May 2021 20: 35
                        +1
                        Quote: Doliva63
                        Hmm. In Gayzhunay, I remember, a fighter with a refusal landed in a swamp. Already the nacpo rushed over. And the fighter asks - dragging the colonel, they are protecting my jump ?! Defended

                        I, of course, am an amateur and did not even jump with a podzhopnik. But, I suppose, they counted correctly: after all, both the jump and the rather successful laughing landing were. I guess he then jumped without podzhopnikov! laughing

                        Yes, but it's a pity that I never had a chance to jump. Although, when I was engaged in mountain tourism, rappelling was always with pleasure. Sometimes 40 meters.
                      2. Doliva63
                        Doliva63 12 May 2021 19: 15
                        0
                        Quote: Vladimir Mashkov
                        Quote: Doliva63
                        Hmm. In Gayzhunay, I remember, a fighter with a refusal landed in a swamp. Already the nacpo rushed over. And the fighter asks - dragging the colonel, they are protecting my jump ?! Defended

                        I, of course, am an amateur and did not even jump with a podzhopnik. But, I suppose, they counted correctly: after all, both the jump and the rather successful laughing landing were. I guess he then jumped without podzhopnikov! laughing

                        Yes, but it's a pity that I never had a chance to jump. Although, when I was engaged in mountain tourism, rappelling was always with pleasure. Sometimes 40 meters.

                        Damn, the dome didn't open! That is, the jump was without a parachute laughing And then the fighter was transferred somewhere where they don't jump. For suddenly there is a war, you have to jump, and he will fall into a stupor. Well, that's right, in general. We also respected mountain tourism. Somehow we crawled a river in a small gorge using a rope to pull off mines, it burst, the radio operator flew down. Himself - okay, the radio "died". A lot of energy and time, so that the soldier is not hung up - it cost 10 times the amount! Then he comes up and asks for the group again. I told him - do you remember how much you owe me, oxtail? This is how I got a person in charge of mountain equipment. laughing And to jump, yes, it's great while young, adrenaline is above the roof! Wouldn't have done it right now. Although we had an ancient senior warrant officer, retired for a long time, everyone called him "grandfather", he came to all the jumps and jumped "by pull" 2-3 jumps a day. And he always landed without the slightest problem, regardless of the weather and terrain - well, this is already the Master. And I didn't like the jump itself, although there are also nuances here, but the expectation. That's where the adrenaline is! You stand on the edge of the ramp, half of your body hangs in the air, you examine the next one, slap on the shoulder, and glance away. And when he separated himself, you just do what you need to do, and that's it. And sit down as soon as possible to catch the other side. No romance - work: "Fill the parachutes with blue ..." drinks And yes, right now, you can easily jump for money, I persuaded my 50-year-old friend. I jumped. Verdict: This is cool! But only once in a lifetime. laughing
                      3. Vladimir Mashkov
                        Vladimir Mashkov 12 May 2021 20: 35
                        +1
                        Quote: Doliva63
                        Damn, the dome didn't open!

                        Don't give a damn to yourself! I didn't understand you, I thought you told about a young man who was kicked out of the plane and landed in a swamp! And then, it turns out, the fighter made a successful landing without a parachute !!! As far as I know, few who have experienced it can boast of this. But why didn't he open the spare?
                        Our ropes did not break or break, because we used special reliable ones (10 and 12 mm). And in rock climbing too (I also did it). Failed at first many times, of course. But the partners were always reliable, they held well. But nevertheless, once he kissed well with his back on the pendulum and a couple of times (at first) did not calculate the landing, he hit his feet hard upon landing. With experience I learned to land normally: you fly freely about 30-40 meters, slow down in front of the ground with a rope and calmly get to your feet. That was a long time ago, 50-40 years ago.
                        And I had an acquaintance similar to your "grandfather". The name was Vitya. He jumped all his life, in service and after. At the time of his acquaintance, he said that he had about 2000 jumps.
                        Health and all the best, good!
                      4. Doliva63
                        Doliva63 13 May 2021 15: 45
                        +1
                        And I sincerely wish you the same! hi
                        P.S. My daughter is engaged in rock climbing in the former UPI, and there I once went to the speleology section - out of harm, because our laboratory was historically mountaineering, Serega Efimov, the conqueror of Everest, was a simple engineer then. Well, for the mountains! drinks
                      5. Vladimir Mashkov
                        Vladimir Mashkov 13 May 2021 15: 46
                        +1
                        Quote: Doliva63
                        And I sincerely wish you the same! hi
                        P.S. My daughter is engaged in rock climbing in the former UPI, and there I once went to the speleology section - out of harm, because our laboratory was historically mountaineering, Serega Efimov, the conqueror of Everest, was a simple engineer then. Well, for the mountains! drinks

                        I climbed the caves in the Crimea. There were also familiar cavers. I remembered a line from your anthem: "..and we will break through the sewers and seep through the water supply!" laughing
                        drinks
  • bayard
    bayard 10 May 2021 11: 33
    -5
    Quote: Uncle Lee
    Tightness, damn it ..

    What's the bias? Estonia is the size of the Russian region of the middle zone, and there is enough space. In Soviet times, an anti-aircraft missile brigade and a radio engineering battalion were deployed on the island of Saarema (aka Ezel) alone. And there was also an airfield ... from which Berlin was bombed in 1941.
    Look at the map of this island and compare with the size of Estonia.
    And there (on the island) it is very beautiful ... and an interesting castle in the center of the star-shaped bastion ...
    I trained there in the old days ...
    1. Uncle lee
      Uncle lee 10 May 2021 11: 39
      +10
      Estonia - 45 thousand sq. km ..... Sakhalin - 76 thousand sq. km ... And with the Kuril Islands it is twice as large as Estonia ... I live on Sakhalin. hi
      1. bayard
        bayard 10 May 2021 12: 16
        +1
        Quote: Uncle Lee
        I live in Sakhalin.

        You are more fortunate. While NATO paratroopers are not fighting against your land.
        1. Uncle lee
          Uncle lee 10 May 2021 12: 19
          +2
          NATO members - no, but the Japanese - do not drink, do not sleep and do not eat - they sharpen their teeth on our lands ...
          1. Soldatov V.
            Soldatov V. 10 May 2021 12: 50
            +1
            Hello from Siberia! Off topic, but I want to ask as a resident of Sakhalin, do you need a bridge to the island?
            1. Uncle lee
              Uncle lee 10 May 2021 13: 19
              +2
              Hello namesake hi Ferries dock under my windows. One is being repaired, two are running, in an economical way. Trade turnover fell by an order of magnitude. All the timber was taken out, the fish was cut out, coal was transported directly from Shakhtersk, oil and LNG from Prigorodnoye. There is nothing to import and export. In the union, he was needed, and now - only saw the dough and manilovism.
          2. bayard
            bayard 10 May 2021 12: 52
            +1
            It's time to return Hokkaido to its home harbor.
            Then they generally go on a dry diet.
  • Victor_B
    Victor_B 10 May 2021 07: 00
    +3
    Quote: Andrey Nikolaevich
    , good, you, however.)

    Remember the video how Hummers fell from the sky?
    In marketable quantities.
  • Finches
    Finches 10 May 2021 06: 58
    +5
    What are these injuries during the landing, which were trumpeted all over the world, but they do not represent a threat to life - the intestines were injured - sudden diarrhea? Apparently from the plane they saw the barracks of the Pskov Airborne Division! laughing
    1. abrakadabre
      abrakadabre 10 May 2021 08: 25
      0
      What are these injuries during the landing, which were trumpeted all over the world, but they do not pose a threat to life
      Open diaper fracture, I guess.
  • xorek
    xorek 10 May 2021 07: 19
    +4
    Quote: Victor_B
    We should have had a Hammer in the head!

    Well, they already have experience laughing
  • Aaron Zawi
    Aaron Zawi 10 May 2021 06: 41
    -3
    Are there any bruises during a hard landing? Damn, injuries.
    1. Volodin
      Volodin 10 May 2021 06: 53
      +2
      Quote: Aron Zaavi
      Are there any bruises during a hard landing? Damn, injuries.

      Well, if there are three boots on the head on landing and the third day in the hospital, let there be "bruises" ...
      1. Egoza
        Egoza 10 May 2021 09: 41
        0
        Quote: Volodin
        Well, if there are three boots on the head on landing and the third day in the hospital, let there be "bruises" ..

        Three out of ten? And the rest were "headless" !? ))))
    2. xorek
      xorek 10 May 2021 07: 22
      -1
      Quote: Aaron Zawi
      Are there any bruises during a hard landing? Damn, injuries.

      I think they were afraid that they would carry it in the direction of Russia, so they pulled the parachute by the lines, accelerating the landing speed laughing
      1. Doliva63
        Doliva63 10 May 2021 18: 43
        0
        Quote: xorek
        Quote: Aaron Zawi
        Are there any bruises during a hard landing? Damn, injuries.

        I think they were afraid that they would carry it in the direction of Russia, so they pulled the parachute by the lines, accelerating the landing speed laughing

        Parachute? It's funny. A paratrooper, apparently? laughing
  • rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 10 May 2021 06: 44
    +12
    Minor injuries during jumping can be said to be a matter of everyday life, so that there are no heavy ones. It all depends on objective and subjective reasons. Objective, for example, include a sudden change and a sharp increase in the wind, and subjective - poor ground training of parachutists on simulators, low moral and psychological state (lost when a dangerous situation arises ...). The descent of parachutists in the air is a dangerous situation. And to prevent this from happening or to happen, systematic training and, of course, jumping are extremely rare.
    I can think so, since I have 123 jumps, 50 of them on the burning taiga.
    1. Sarboz
      Sarboz 10 May 2021 23: 06
      0
      Quote: rotmistr60
      The descent of parachutists in the air is a dangerous situation. And to prevent this from happening or to happen, systematic

      As far as I saw filming this landing, the landing was carried out at night. This is probably the reason for the convergence. Although of course pindo..y, by definition, should be hung with various night vision devices. But night, it is night. I don't think there is much to discuss here.
      Attention should be paid to the very fact that the Americans worked out the logistics of transferring troops directly from America to the Russian border. It is clear what they are preparing for. This has never happened before. They know from Afgan's experience that the European allies themselves will not engage in combat work, maximum logistical support. All combat missions in Afghanistan were carried by the Pindos and the British.
  • Andrei Nikolaevich
    Andrei Nikolaevich 10 May 2021 06: 48
    +3
    Estonia is such a large country that 500 paratroopers have nowhere to land. So they jump at each other.
  • Vladislav_2
    Vladislav_2 10 May 2021 06: 51
    +3
    And what about the brave Estonian attendants, they didn't even lay a straw wassat .... not order laughing
    1. ammunition
      ammunition 10 May 2021 06: 55
      +7
      Quote: Vladislav_2
      And what about the brave Estonian attendants, they didn't even lay a straw

      Estonian paratroopers are still hanging over the airfield. When they land, then they will spread it.
    2. xorek
      xorek 10 May 2021 07: 25
      -1
      Quote: Vladislav_2
      And what about the brave Estonian attendants, they didn't even lay a straw wassat .... not order laughing

      Maybe they were trying to catch them with their hands? But something went wrong .. wassat
      1. Rusticolus
        Rusticolus 10 May 2021 09: 38
        +3
        They wrote the same. The main part landed at the airfield. And some of them are in a messy bardel. Apparently three of them ended up in a tavern, these stayed late, they have not yet brought beer to them. laughing
    3. Egoza
      Egoza 10 May 2021 09: 42
      +1
      Quote: Vladislav_2
      And what about the brave Estonian attendants, they didn't even lay a straw

      They only realized the next day!
  • Fedor Sokolov
    Fedor Sokolov 10 May 2021 07: 00
    0
    The Russian land does not stand up to the Anglo-Saxons.
  • Lech from Android.
    Lech from Android. 10 May 2021 07: 01
    -4
    Here's the news ... there is nothing more to discuss like the bruises and injuries of the American paratroopers.
    Soon we will lick every scratch of NATO members.
    1. Xnumx vis
      Xnumx vis 10 May 2021 07: 45
      0
      Quote: Lech from Android.
      Here's the news ... there is nothing more to discuss like the bruises and injuries of the American paratroopers.
      Soon we will lick every scratch of NATO members.

      I agree . But it's still nice. God marks rogue, it is called !!!
  • Ros 56
    Ros 56 10 May 2021 07: 04
    0
    As they say, trust a fool with a glass object, he will break it out of habit. Without training, it is so.
  • Murmur 55
    Murmur 55 10 May 2021 07: 06
    +2
    Little information, 500 dug and how many sides? How many streams did you leave? From the sides of the al-aparels they burned, what kind of injuries if, after examination, they returned to the performance of official duties, bruises and abrasions ??? We did not even consider such "injuries" (before).
    1. Doliva63
      Doliva63 10 May 2021 19: 00
      +1
      Quote: Murmur 55
      Little information, 500 dug and how many sides? How many streams did you leave? From the sides of the al-aparels they burned, what kind of injuries if, after examination, they returned to the performance of official duties, bruises and abrasions ??? We did not even consider such "injuries" (before).

      Rolled, for example, behind the dome on the ground - bruises are guaranteed, and these are also injuries, right? And if they landed on the airfield, then a ride behind the dome on the concrete is definitely then to the doctors. We don’t know what was there, what to discuss? And the assessment methods we have then and they have now - nothing in common. But it still seems to me that that our VDP was more abruptly than theirs. I don’t know the woman’s one; I’ve been from the army for a long time.
  • alexey2073
    alexey2073 10 May 2021 07: 51
    +2
    It's a normal occurrence at such events. I’m wondering if the Ukrainians expressed their condolences to the United States and declared mourning? recourse And then, as in Russia, what is happening, rejoice. And then the beloved owner suffered ...
  • Konstantin Gogolev
    Konstantin Gogolev 10 May 2021 09: 47
    0
    Night landing. Little experience, a lot of conceit.
    1. t-12
      t-12 10 May 2021 12: 12
      -1
      There will be no experience without jumping. And 10 out of 500 soldiers is a perfectly acceptable loss in a real combat landing.

      But what about our paratroopers? Do they often do night jumps? How many people would go to the hospital in a similar situation?
      1. Konstantin Gogolev
        Konstantin Gogolev 10 May 2021 13: 08
        +1
        Quote: t-12
        And 10 out of 500 soldiers is a perfectly acceptable loss in a real combat landing.

        So this is a "real combat landing", and here the exercises are in front of the vassals.

        Quote: t-12
        But what about our paratroopers? Do they often do night jumps? How many people would go to the hospital in a similar situation?

        Youngsters make night jumps without fail. In winter, easier - better visibility. In autumn, it is worse - one comrade told how they jumped on a dry field of harvested corn - 15 cm of vertical residual stalk is something almost like Viet Cong traps with pegs (I exaggerate, of course, but there are many problems). According to the regulations, light beacons are erected on the ground:
        - Direction of the wind;
        - collection point;
        - first-aid post.
        I do not think that the RF Ministry of Defense should talk about such excesses. Especially, taking into account our "patriotic society" - they will throw crap, they will inflate the problem out of little things.
        The neighbors' white domes are visible at night. I guess the striped ones decided to ponte and jump on sabotage (black) parachutes. As a result, they sat down on each other and broke their arms and legs.
    2. Doliva63
      Doliva63 10 May 2021 19: 04
      +1
      Quote: Konstantin Gogolev
      Night landing. Little experience, a lot of conceit.

      Where about the night? 500 people at night on a limited landing area - hmm. We had 5-8 people in one run, no more. Otherwise, you can not get rid of injuries.
      1. Konstantin Gogolev
        Konstantin Gogolev 10 May 2021 19: 13
        0
        Where about the night?


        During disembarkation at night As of May 8, at Nurmsi airfield in Estonia, 10 US paratroopers received minor injuries and were taken to local hospitals. This was announced on Sunday by the press attaché of the US Embassy, ​​Mark Naylor.

        TASS reports: https://tass-ru.turbopages.org/tass.ru/s/mezhdunarodnaya-panorama/11331911? Utm_source = yxnews & utm_medium = mobile & nw = 1620662926000
        1. t-12
          t-12 10 May 2021 21: 56
          0

  • Evil 55
    Evil 55 10 May 2021 10: 13
    +1
    When jumping, there is a high probability of injury to the legs. Most likely, sprains of the ankle were the main cause of injuries.
    1. Doliva63
      Doliva63 10 May 2021 19: 12
      +1
      Quote: Evil 55
      When jumping, there is a high probability of injury to the legs. Most likely, sprains of the ankle were the main cause of injuries.

      On a nasty landing, there were fractures, yes. Even such as a multi-splinter twisted heel fracture! And dislocations - no. For the ankle is reinforced like that, bastard. Once on D-6 I landed at 14 m / s, I just put my feet correctly, and that's it.
  • grandfather_Kostya
    grandfather_Kostya 10 May 2021 11: 38
    +2
    According to some reports, several American paratroopers "bumped" into each other during the landing.

    In our distant childhood, we played like an "elephant" and no one was injured.
  • Decimalegio
    Decimalegio 10 May 2021 16: 30
    +1
    And that would be news. 500 jumped, 10 were injured. Because if 500 Russian, Chinese or French paratroopers were launched, they would always land unharmed. Hell, I could make a list of the dead experienced parachutists, Patrick de Gaillardon, Dmitry Didenko and others.
  • Prisoner
    Prisoner 10 May 2021 21: 54
    0
    When landing by parachute, there are various jambs. Only not with every sore warriors go to the hospital.
  • skobars
    skobars 10 May 2021 22: 16
    0
    The Pindos decided to bring the Pskov paratroopers to death by laughing at them.
  • mojohed2012
    mojohed2012 11 May 2021 08: 44
    0
    That's right - NATO and US soldiers - don't risk your leaders for political points! Refuse to drop from any landing craft! Come out with your hands up to the Russian border, putting your weapons and ammunition in the place designated by us. Your life and health will be preserved, as well as good living conditions. Those who bring a tank, plane or other armored objects and weapons at our disposal will be provided with a ticket to any country of their choice.
    1. mojohed2012
      mojohed2012 11 May 2021 08: 45
      0
      And a photo like the Finns did in the Northern War, where happy people in the West have a rest and live happily ever after. It was understood that the soldiers of the Red Army would go over to the side of the Finns and they would be given a ticket to any country of their choice, where they would live worthily ...
  • Yellow bubble
    Yellow bubble 13 May 2021 20: 35
    0
    IN CASE OF WAR TO ESTONIA, FLY SHOULD BE SO THEY WERE GIVEN TO DO IT.