Perhaps before you call bulls**t you should read his posted link. He said ROYAL Marines. That means the British. And the Royal Marines (not American) do use Apaches...well the body's the same, they've swapped out the engine.
A Royal Marine was casevaced form a village in Helmand this way, 2 Apaches with 2 marines each landed to extract him, plus one of the pilots! Sadly he died during extraction.