U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter being towed onto a ship.
Many have criticized the way used to board the helicopter, saying that the one shown in the footage is not a standard procedure.
Others have highlighted the fact that no one was in the cockpit riding the brakes during the operation. We don’t know what the procedure called for in this case, whatever, based on the footage,
it is safe to say that the ending could have been worse: despite a significant risk for all those involved or observing the boarding, perhaps the Super Stallion got (minor?) damages and an unscheduled inspection…