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Old 12th Jan 2021, 22:25
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Originally Posted by Maoraigh1 View Post
From that video it didn't look like there was anywhere suitable to land. Hitting things at minimum speed matters. He may have done the best possible for forward and vertical speed combined. I assume the landfill is behind the building. Were there vehicles/people on the landfill, seen only when very low?
Hitting anything at minimum speed won't help much if the aircraft is utterly out of control and dropping into an incipient spin at impact, as appears to be the case here.
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