Colorado Police Cites Blackhawk Helicopter Crew with Parking Ticket

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by bradl, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. bradl macrumors 68040

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    I'm glad the Army National Guard and local police have a sense of humour. Otherwise, you couldn't make this stuff up. Enjoy!

    Via FlightAware:

    http://www.businessinsider.com/cop-tickets-blackhawk-pilot-2013-9

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  2. rhett7660 macrumors G3

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    I'm sure the Blackhawk crew were having a long and tiring day. I hope this little gesture brought a smile to their faces.
     
  4. ucfgrad93 macrumors P6

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    Agreed, I find this quite humorous.
     
  5. bradl thread starter macrumors 68040

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    Well, when you look at it on the whole, the police did call it right! He is clearly on the wrong side of the road, parked, and crossed the double line!

    It would have been more hilarious if the police had to call in a tow! :D

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  6. stridemat Moderator

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    Imagine the look on the tow truck guys face :D

    Professional colleague humour like this make me smile.
     
  7. gkarris macrumors 604

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    As a joke, the Army NG should, because of sequestation, send the police a bill for the rescue... :eek:

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  8. bradl thread starter macrumors 68040

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    That's mean.

    I like it! :D

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  9. whooleytoo macrumors 603

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    They got off lightly if you ask me. They could easily have been done for speeding, or the vehicle not being road safe (no turn indicators or brake lights I'm guessing). :p
     
  10. LIVEFRMNYC macrumors 603

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    I guess the police couldn't figure out the year. :D
     

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