This Israeli Air Force UH-60L Black Hawk made an awesome rescue of a injured hiker stuck in very steep terrain in the Judean Desert. After landing on a crazy steep grade and tending to the hiker, the crew executed an impressive, nearly vertical climb out of the deep canyon.

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Video via the IAF's Facebook page. If you have an iPhone here is the address to the video on Facebook as the embed is only available in flash.

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