MeshaVishwas wrote:The ALH was designed with high crash worthiness - max 'g' forces first absorbed by the skids, then the fuselage and finally the crash worthy seats. Seats, if I remember were the pilots.' Too early to say but maybe that saved them in the seemingly vertcal impact here.
https://twitter.com/BahadurManmohan/sta ... 36193?s=19
From a distinguished Heli Pilot and an AVM.
I was about the post the same thing. The crash worthiness was tested to the hilt here. The heli couldn't have taken any more. The guys are incredibly lucky. There was slamming, sliding and rolling involved.
We need to get the wire cutters going though.