Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Cars & TransportationAircraft · 1 month ago

Given the urgency of the situation, couldn't Kobe's pilot have simply landed the helicopter on any available ground?

rather than continue to fly in dense fog?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    he did, you saw the result.

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  • 1 month ago

    The most common of all aircraft crashes is when the pilot flies the aircraft into the ground. Number one culprit is inexperience and a low cloud deck or night time flying where the pilot can't fly on instruments because the plane in not equipped or they have gotten too used to visual recognition flying, using only their eyes during daylight hours. Even happens in military aircraft. Night time flying or flying through clouds is very much like flying blind. You can experiment some time on a long drive at night time on the Interstate when there's no other traffic and no street lights around and simply turn off your headlights. You'd likely crash in less than 30 seconds. 

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  • 1 month ago

    Maybe that's what he was trying to do.

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  • JetDoc
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    It's hard to land when you CAN'T SEE the ground! The pilot flew straight into a hillside. Apparently, he didn't know where he was.

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  • 1 month ago

    thats like saying "cant you just sit down blindfolded in the middle of a battlefield in a war and pray you dont get shot at in no mans land?" he couldnt see, what if it was a pole,? genius

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  • zipper
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    If the fog is that dense how do you see the ground to tell if it is flat or not to land.?  You can't, that would be just as risky as continuing to fly!

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  • 1 month ago

    Damn... if only you had been there...

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    It is HISTORY.Whatever happened, happened.  Proving no one is Superman.They died.End of story.  A bad judgement was made.

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  • 1 month ago

    When you can't see the ground that is hard to do.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    It is always easy to be a Monday morning quarterback.  We do not know all the details.  Let us all move on.

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