ForumsWEPR!Helicopter crash in central London!

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zebra5
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I'm sure everyone has heard about the crash in London.
12 or 13 injured, 2 dead it was very bad.

Please comment about it there are lots of possible causes but post below what you think happened.

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EmperorPalpatine
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Apparently, it was very foggy. Pilot didn't see the crane (or saw it last-second without enough time to evade), impacted, couldn't regain control, slammed into the pavement. This seems like a non-issue. Accidents happen.

SteveeXb
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Wow, I haven't heard about it. My prayers to those involved.

Also, Why was he flying low enough to crash into a crane?

EmperorPalpatine
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Wow, I haven't heard about it.

Here.

Why was he flying low enough to crash into a crane?

The crane was about 200m up, attached to the St George Wharf Tower. Apparently helicopter legislation in the UK is lax.
zebra5
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He couldn't go to high because that is where all the air traffic is and he couldn't go to low because of the crane. But pilots say that it is very hard to fly over London.

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