Air-to-air refueling operations are very common and routine. However, as you'll see in the video above, things don't always go as smoothly as they are supposed to. The pilot flying the tanker must have seen his life flash before his eyes the moment the above NATO E-3 Sentry got a little too close, almost resulting in a collision. As you'll see, the two aircrafts narrowly escaped a total disaster, but not before some crew members were hurt and the aircraft itself was damaged.
via The Aviationist
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