July 19 website wibw.com said eventually thunderstorms and followed it hurricane hit a certain number of helicopters AH-64D, were present at the airport in the USA Army Base Fort Raleigh (Kansas). One of the helicopters Military Aviation Brigade Battalion (Combat Aviation Brigade) tipped over on its side, having received the greatest damage. Picture inverted wind helicopter was received from an anonymous source.
Liaison Office with the population of the 11th Infantry Division, which comes in the team of military aircraft, on Thursday issued a press release in which they say that on July 18 at the end of a massive wind that occurred after 6:00 pm, damaged 6 helicopters; attendants no victims. Minor injuries were a certain number of buildings and trailer. The investigation of the incident continues.
Base Fort Raleigh received 1 attack helicopters AH-64D Apache Block III new construction cost 36 million dollars each. First of 24 helicopters arrived in April, the entire batch of cars to become part of teams this year. The new helicopters will replace cars more modifications of early Apache Block II. At the time of publication of the articles was not clear what modifications helicopters — Block III or Block II — were damaged, also was not clear extent of the damage.