HALO jumps are used to enter hostile territory undetected when threats to both Airmen and aircraft are expected.
Fatal Crash at Iowa Air Show
Soviet-Era Military L 39 Jet Crashes At Iowa Quad-City Air Show -- A pilot dies in horrorific crash after his vintage plane plummets to the earth in front of thousands of spectators at an Iowa air show. The Soviet jet plummeted to the ground in front of thousands of horrified spectators on Saturday in a massive explosion. The accident at the annual Quad- City Air Show occurred near a busy interstate highway in Davenport, Iowa.