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I'm surprised that, given the details of the area and the weather at that point in time, that operations were continued.


Blackhawks are IFR equipped usually, right?


I can only gather that they were trying to fly VFR.

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I don't know much about NVG's but I would assume that they would be used in the dark. The Blackhawk went down at 7:00 am according to the link above. I have tried on a pair once when there was a couple of Griffons parked out on the ramp beside the hanger. They made a starlight only night seem like a overcast day.

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