Saving lives safely
Photo Credit: USACR/Safety Center
Two pilots landed a fully loaded OH-58A at 12,500 feet in swirling wind and whiteout conditions to rescue a lost hiker on Holy Cross Mountain in Colorado one day in mid-October. They accomplished this mission safely because they clearly understood three principal points of power management: understanding the environment, their aircraft and themselves.
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