September 17, 2011
It seemed a good idea at the time
A C-130 Hercules festooned with 30 rockets -- firing down, forward, and back -- to enable it to land in and take off from a soccer field. What could go wrong?
The slow-motion footage of that last landing is pretty incredible; even more incredible is that no one aboard the ill-fated bird was injured.
Posted by Mike Lief at September 17, 2011 09:16 AM