NTSB Preliminary report into Hudson chopper crash

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NTSB Preliminary report into Hudson chopper crash

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Post by Raffles » Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:41 am

He says that he gave the pax a thorough briefing on emergency procedures, unfortunately they are no longer with us to testify to the briefing. However it would seem that not one of them even removed their cutting tool from from its pouch.

Having said that it must have been a shock to hit the cold water and maybe the pax suffered from shock.



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Post by Bell 407 » Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:07 am

Water landings (read crashes) must be terrifying and the cold water would shock you into panic mode. It would take a while for you to figure out what to do by which time the cold water would start getting to you.

Very sad indeed to see what happened and that the pilot was the only survivor. Doors off flying needs to be fully briefed.



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Post by Bell 407 » Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:34 pm

Pilot in New York City helicopter crash 'desperately tried to turn the fuel supply back on after it was switched off mid-flight by a passenger's restraint'

The pilot in the New York City helicopter crash tried desperately to turn the fuel supply back on after it was reportedly switched off mid-flight by a passenger's restraint.

Richard Vance, 33, told investigators of the National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) that he went to flip off the switch because the craft was going down, but discovered that it was already off and that part of the harness was underneath it.

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Post by Bell 407 » Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:36 pm

Damn, if that is the case, that is unlucky. Straps and strops and everything needs to be securely stowed away :good:



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