Chinook Incident. Jul 19, 2012 21:00:16 GMT Quote Select PostDeselect PostLink to PostMemberGive GiftBack to Top Post by pegasus911 on Jul 19, 2012 21:00:16 GMT Anyone else got any info on this, following from BBC.The RAF is investigating after a Chinook helicopter hit power lines in Pembrokeshire, forcing the pilot to land in a field.The incident happened near Saundersfoot and Amroth on Wednesday afternoon and left around 500 homes temporarily without electricity. The six aircrew and passengers on board the Chinook escaped unhurt, but the RAF said the aircraft was damaged.It was on a training exercise from RAF Odiham in Hampshire.The Ministry of Defence (MoD) said the incident happened at around 15:30 BST on Wednesday, and the helicopter landed in a field next to a caravan park in Summerhill, near Amroth.An MoD spokesman said: "We can confirm that there was an incident involving an RAF Chinook which resulted in the aircraft landing in a field. "We understand all six of the aircrew and passengers were uninjured but the aircraft sustained damage."A specialist technical team from RAF Odiham is being deployed to the site to assess the aircraft and prepare the aircraft for recovery."