Friday, June 11, 2010

This Month's Luckiest Man in Afghanistan

Sometimes it has your number on it, but it's off by a few digits. RAF Chinook pilot Flight Lieutenant Ian Fortune had a lucky escape in Afghanistan recently when an insurgent bullet ricocheted inside his helmet while he was flying his helicopter during a casualty pick-up. Read the whole story here.

Flight Lieutenant Ian Fortune shows the damage to his helmet
[Picture: Sgt Leach RAF, Crown Copyright/MOD 2010

1 comment:

Alex said...

makes one believe in Guardian Angels!

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