Charley (szasz) wrote,

Stupid Mercenaries

From a news story about the crash of a CASA 212 twin turbo prop piloted by two Blackwater yahoos in Afghanistan:

"You're an X-wing fighter Star Wars man," an NTSB report quoted the plane's co-pilot, Loren Hammer, saying during the flight -- a reference to the dizzying battle in the 1977 film.

"You're God damn right. This is fun," the pilot, Noel English, responded.

About eight minutes later, the plane slammed into the wall of the canyon, which was flanked by ridgelines that rose nearly a mile above surrounding terrain.

Nice job, dillholes.

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