We May Need a Helicopter

The most audacious real-life prison breaks.

Prison escapes generally call to mind cavernous tunnels, preferably dug a few inches at a time with a plastic spoon. In reality, few locked-up conspirators have had that kind of patience. The video above chronicles three extreme examples of real-life escapes, by air and otherwise, all of which suggest the real trick is avoiding the authorities once you’re out.