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:( the 212 had picked up 9 people on a glacier at the 6,000 ft level. The pilot turned downslope to low and slow and contacted the suface at a high rate of descent. Weather conditions were clear and sunny skies and moderate winds. No on was hurt (thankfully), but the aircraft received substantial damage. Just a reminder to us all of the hazards associated with mountain flying and how we can not "drop our guard" on even the most pleasant of weather days...... :unsure:
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He never said where it was, he was driving at the time so it wasn't a long conversation.


Driving what ? I hope he wasn't in the process of turning downslope and... Oh never mind... :huh:


Before anyone slams me, I felt humour was ok, seeing as only metal got bent this time... :)

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