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Old 19th Jan 2020, 10:34
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Ground incident with truck vid.......

Ground incident with truck:

https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=9qHaN_1579373645

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Old 19th Jan 2020, 11:01
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Parking a running helicopter on a busy road junction, effectively across both sides of the road, with no traffic control in place and no warning to drivers... what could possibly go wrong?

Hopefully, "lessons will be learned".
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Old 19th Jan 2020, 18:55
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Now who is the Dummy.....the Helicopter Pilot, the Crew, the Police/Fire Crews, or the Truck Driver?

Or....the darn bunch of them?

I have landed on many a roadway....but only with a secure LZ, Radio Comms with the LZ security team, having a crew member(s) exit the aircraft immediately upon landing and immediately before takeoff, and lots of paranoia about something going wrong.
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Old 19th Jan 2020, 20:49
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having the crew member exit appears to have been done here to a point....not sure exactly where he was when it all went for a shit. if he was outside, god help him with all that crap flying about.

but really though...theres enough dumbasses driving out there that even a crewmember frantically waving their arms, throwing rocks and yelling at them wont stop them.

there was an older video I saw too where a 135 I think, got hit on a downtown street somewhere. it was at night so a bit more of a spark show for our viewing pleasure.

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Done this many times, but 1 crew member immediately exits and directs/stops all traffic until cops arrive to take over.
Not much directing going on there... 😉
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The sixth "S" check for confined area: Shit-for-brains in a box truck. An element of predictability about all this.
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in that scenario who would have legal right of way? Is a helicopter allowed to land on a public road with out the road first being closed by an authority who is allowed to close a road?
Would make for an interesting motor vehicle insurance claim.
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Originally Posted by MJA Chaser View Post
in that scenario who would have legal right of way? Is a helicopter allowed to land on a public road with out the road first being closed by an authority who is allowed to close a road?
Would make for an interesting motor vehicle insurance claim.
Would very much depend on the administering authority and what part of the world. I'd expect EASA, UK, CASA etc. would go bananas as would the councils and traffic authorities etc. However, other places in the world this may be seen as perfectly normal. As I understand parts of Alaska the roads are permitted to be used as runways

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