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Stunning pictures capturing the deathly halo lights created -- military chopper blades hit sand and dust.
Look at that the glittering helicopter halos have become known as the cop.
Daschle's affect their named after US army ranger Benjamin -- And British soldier Joseph Mitchell's both were killed in Afghanistan.
In July of 2009.
Now I've tried and I love them the halo effect and photojournalist Michael yon trying to it's going to be exactly I haven't.
It's it's a -- hitting the blades in the light shining through it creates these.
-- But person I really want you to meet its Benjamin cops mom Jill she joins us thank you for being on fox and -- this morning.
Good morning so named after your son this effect does it give you any comfort now.
-- me a lot of comfort.
A lot of comfort and kick it to get explained it pretty well has Michael the photojournalist to who -- your -- has he explained to you how it it actually happens that halo.
I've read the explanation for it yes.
It's just gorgeous is an ability -- truly looks like it's an Angel.
It does it's beautiful way what I see and they even four years later he has the beauty -- a tragedy.
How -- and the way that we perceive things in the way that we look at him to find them the beauty in the tragedy is.
What helps us survive and and that continues for years later for me.
You know it's on the other way of never forgetting Benjamin tell me what you miss most about him.
His parents his presence has physical presence he was so lobbying and such a funny guy to be around and and so much fun.
The physical presence most definitely -- his spirit is all around me -- all the time.
-- -- we have finally been able to hook up with Skype with Michael the -- -- -- taking these images Michael can you hear me all the way in New York City.
I can and he's in Thailand by the way halfway around the world so.
When did you first notice we give you take the shot her shot.
You look at oh my gosh just a halo what causes it.
Well nobody really knows what I mean admitted -- -- -- for many years.
Especially -- they're not sort of think not but nobody really knows what well.
After my he's not which are probably the most spectacular.
That -- come out of work and don't get back scary happen to be.
Something about the oil would bury what.
You know a couple of scientific -- from UK Andy -- -- bit them did actually study.
And -- any rate.
I shot in the didn't think either one of the most dangerous period.
That is Internet time India and into -- my interest -- So now you've come site is in a way to what causes this.
It could affect you know how these Blackhawks fly any type of helicopter -- so what -- we would get this kind of image.
In Iraq as well or Kuwait or any place where there's sand.
Yeah I mean you can get it in the United States and all over the world.
Just -- I mean you know anybody that bet -- -- an -- -- on that as well.
For years about warrior and what about three years older they'll be thousands of helicopters pick up my hand and I'm.
-- which is particularly dangerous because it.
In a helicopter shot button here to come -- -- more -- pilot programs.
And that you're getting close to the ground it it might not an amazing.
Obviously make it -- sure Michael.
With this here by satellite is Ben's mom Jill she says she gets comfort from that must make you feel good.
No yeah I mean did it it's always a pleasure to -- communicate with Jill -- Jim -- obviously an incredible mother you're ready and young ranger I did it do you know then after.
He's gotten and then you can really I am ED David Morgan State it wasn't like that's -- our.
Regular heartbeat -- -- I mean they had -- on -- -- -- inspire people.
All over the world and continue to do don't rent them now.
Agility stayed in contact with a woman -- that your son you know by donating his organs saved her life.
I yeah I received a text summer just this morning she told me to break a leg in the interview with the iPhone -- -- I -- you don't like just fine GO.
I think -- real quickly here tell me about your son's love.
Of helicopters especially the black -- -- my -- that that love was born from the movie black hawk down.
He took liking to that and -- great admiration for those helicopters.
So much so it to the point that when he filled out his paperwork.
Prior to -- into Afghanistan on that final deployment.
His final wishes included the black -- fly over for his funeral news.
Very over the top requests and and -- -- further young corporal.
But that's so that was my son you know he wasn't afraid to ask for that and by golly he got it thanks -- the Rangers of course that is great.
-- thank you hope to meet you someday and Michael thank you your beautiful beautiful work.
That was the student gotta hear you know you got it.
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