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A helicopter rescue gone awry turned into a hilarious Twitter meme

Tragedy was narrowly averted this week when a 74-year-old woman hiking at Piestewa Peak in Phoenix slipped and fell—injuring her head and face. Rescuers were able to get to the woman in time, airlifting her off into a stretcher hoisted onto a helicopter. But unfortunately, the rescue basket began spinning out of control. On one hand, this all sounds very scary and sad for the poor woman at the center of this mishap. On the other hand, allow us to present you with the video footage of this rescue gone…

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