Thursday, July 29, 2010

(NEWS) IDF Unit 669 Braves Rain, Darkness, Terrain In Romania

"'We are used to saving lives, and this is not our typical mission.'

The Sikorsky CH-53 Yasour helicopters warmed up their engines and at 6 a.m. took off from the Romanian Air Force base, near the city of Boboc, to the Carpathian Mountains to bring their comrades home.

Before boarding, the commander of the Israel Air Force elite search-and-rescue Unit 669, Lt.-Col. A., gathered his troops and gave one last briefing."

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