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A gigantic Navy MH-53 Sea Dragon helicopter gets gobbled up by an even bigger Air Force C-5 Galaxy transporter.


Well, technically, this Air Force C-5 Galaxy Transport is vomiting out a Navy MH-53 Sea Dragon at the Marine Corps Air Station in Cherry Point, North Carolina. But we can assume it probably looks the same going in as it does going out. The chopper's in horrible condition because it was yanked out of an aircraft "bone-yard" in 2005 to help aid the Marines in their growing military and humanitarian missions.

The massive MH-53 was developed as a better generation of helicopter originally created by Sikorsky in the 1960s. The choppers were retired from combat duty in 2008 and replaced by the V-22 Osprey, but a few are still seeing duty as support aircraft for humanitarian missions in Pakistan. In MH/HH-53 form it can carry up to 55 troops and 30,000 pounds of cargo.


So imagine how much that big-ass C-5 can carry.

(Photo Credit: U.S. Navy)

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Nice to know they push aircraft back into service from the Bone-Yards every now and again..