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Old 21st Dec 2012, 09:11   #1 (permalink)
 
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Swiss Huey crash in Austria yesterday

Hubschrauber-Crash im Schweizer Rheintal - Welt-News - Vorarlberg Online

Glad to see all survived.

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Old 21st Dec 2012, 11:58   #2 (permalink)
 
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That's what you call shredded...
Lucky no serious injuries
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Old 21st Dec 2012, 14:50   #3 (permalink)
 
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Wow, where's the tail rotor?!
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Old 21st Dec 2012, 15:18   #4 (permalink)
 
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From the link:

"The 59-year old pilot noticed that something was wrong [sic] and attempted and emergency landing in a field. During landing the helicopter struck a garden shed and fell on its side. The helicopter sustained severe damage in the accident. The rotor and gearbox were found 40 meters from the helicopter."
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Old 21st Dec 2012, 20:10   #5 (permalink)
 
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Aesir, that's a Huey not a B205. Still beautiful though.

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Old 21st Dec 2012, 20:54   #6 (permalink)
 
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For those wondering, a Huey has the tail rotor on the left side, rotating downwards with the rotor downwash, but for the 205 they made a flip-flop tail rotor and rolled it onto the right side, so the tail rotor is rotating upwards into the downwash. Makes it more effective.
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Old 21st Dec 2012, 23:57   #7 (permalink)
 
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Holy cow!!!
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Old 22nd Dec 2012, 01:44   #8 (permalink)
 
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Somebody leave something loose?

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Old 22nd Dec 2012, 05:01   #9 (permalink)
 
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Wow, where's the tail rotor?!
On this pic you could see it!
photo link here



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Last edited by Senior Pilot; 22nd Dec 2012 at 07:16. Reason: Oversized photo
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Old 22nd Dec 2012, 12:33   #10 (permalink)
 
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Dammit, cant a man read his porn in peace without some one crashing a helicopter in to his garden shed!!!
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Old 27th Dec 2012, 22:36   #11 (permalink)
 
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Switzerland and not Austria

...close to the Austrian border....
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