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Black Helicopters Buzz Minneapolis/St. Paul

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by InTheLight, Aug 21, 2014.

  1. InTheLight

    InTheLight Well-Known Member

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    People spotted the helicopters from street corners and downtown high-rise windows. Swooping low and darting between buildings, the choppers rattled houses and swiveled the heads of fans watching the Twins play at Target Field.

    All across St. Paul and Minneapolis on Monday night, curious and sometimes frightened residents asked the same question: What the heck was that?

    Turns out it was a repeat visit from the Night Stalkers, an Army regiment based at Fort Campbell, Ky., that specializes in night missions using the famed — and famously loud — MH-60 Blackhawk helicopters.

    http://www.startribune.com/local/minneapolis/271940081.html
     
  2. Gina B

    Gina B Active Member

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    They need to relax and enjoy the free airshow!
    We had an Osprey go over one evening. My initial thought was aliens. LOL Those are cool looking!
     
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    Training? Nope. They were looking for Poncho.
     
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    He told you they were coming but nobody wanted to listen.
     
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    I live in Virginia Beach and have grown up listening to F-14's and F-18's flying overhead my entire life. I love going to sleep with that comforting sound at night. A nice steady hum. Perfect white noise for sleeping.
     
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    "Better us than them."
     
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