Author Topic: NTSB issues preliminary report for East River helicopter crash  (Read 297 times)

Offline jedgar

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https://www.verticalmag.com/news/ntsb-issues-preliminary-report-east-river-helicopter-crash/

"When he was sure he could clear the buildings and make it to the river, he activated the floats at an altitude of about 800 feet above ground level (AGL).

The pilot was now “committed to impact,” and reached down for the emergency fuel shutoff lever. That’s when he realized that the lever was already in the off position, and a portion of the front seat passenger’s tether was underneath the lever."