GUN Drunken tank crew crash through womans house

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  1. TL1000RSquid

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    http://www.reuters.com/article/oddl...0080307?feedType=RSS&feedName=oddlyEnoughNews
    Fri Mar 7, 2008 3:52pm EST

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian tank crashed through a villager's house after the crew stopped to buy more vodka at a nearby shop.

    Footage from a mobile phone camera showed the tank hitting a corner of the house and a laughing, and apparently drunk, driver awkwardly trying to clamber aboard with two bottles of vodka.

    "Get him out of the tank," screamed a woman in the village in the Urals.

    The army promised Friday to pay compensation and said the tank must have been broken and fallen behind a column heading to a test site for exercises. Earlier it said the vehicle slid on melting ice.

    "Of course, there were violations but the crew acted in good faith to catch up with its unit," said Colonel Konstantin Lazutkin, spokesman for Russia's Volga-Urals Military District.

    "Thank God, they didn't shoot," the house owner said on the video.

    (Reporting by Dmitry Solovyov; Editing by Stephen Weeks)


    Video of it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NaaP7bQglcU
    :mamoru: its not a tank though
     
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    It looks like it's missing the turret, but looks like a tank to me. :dunno:
     
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    in russia, houses crash.................oh wait
     
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    yeah lets stand behind a tank with a drunk guy driving it :uh:
     
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    its some sort of ZSU or Tunguska variant
     
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    Comrade! To the packy! More vodka.
     
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    It looks to me like a Tunguska. it isn't rounded enough in the turret to be a ZSU, and I only can really see two cannons, which means it isn't a 23-4 ZSU, but they are side mounted, which means it isn't the 37mm version...
     
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    i knew this was russia just from reading the title
     
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    :rofl:.
     
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