Short chopper ride

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  1. sunny91

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    Hi; i have found this video..

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    Lucky no one was seriously hurt or killed.... Where was the situational awareness when its needed??
     
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    Yeah, what hit him? (it was too fast I couldn't see it looked like a plane though).
     
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    I think he hurt the building with the tail..

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    Looks to me like he caught the bi-fold hanger door with his main rotor. If you can figure out the "N" number you could get the accident report.
     
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    Agree with David, he hit the hanger with his main rotor...
     
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    lesofprimus we are neighbours.
     
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    When I first started flying helos that was my biggest worry, because we would get down into the trees pretty much. I remember the first NOE flight we did I could have sworn the trees were inches from our blades. Over time I learned how to tell the pilot we were too close and he needed to adjust and I could get them close to buildings or anythign that was required down to fractions of a feet just by calling them in.
     
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    David, just call me les.... I live in Ocean Springs, and am currently running a job at Springhill College in Mobile...
     
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    I guess it was the myopic view of the camera, because he looked like he was quite a way from the bldg. But based upon the damage, that has to be it. Good Lord. Looks like the lady was injured. $$$$$$
     
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    Goes to show that the stupid things often cause the accidents, basics, basics, basics
     
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