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Old 17th Feb 2018, 12:35
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gulliBell
 
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Originally Posted by Hot and Hi View Post
At any normal tour altitude you would never be in the avoid side of the HV diagram. If it was just an engine out, there would have been plenty of time to autorotate to an acceptable spot for a zero speed landing...
In the photos of the accident site vicinity I don't see any suitable ground for a zero speed landing...it all looks hostile to me...and would you really be intending to do a zero speed landing in (what I assume to be) a heavy aircraft with 6 POB?
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