How Many Sailors Do You Need to Pull a Helicopter to the Ground? 

By Attila Nagy on at

Five, but they all have to be on the staff rotor! Sorry, that’s an awful joke. Actually, this image shows a team fast-roping a helicopter:

Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit 3, execute a fast-rope exercise with an SH-60 Seahawk assigned to the “Black Knights” of Combat Helicopter Squadron 4, on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, on July 3, 2015.

[Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Timothy Schumaker/U.S. Navy]