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Octopus's Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing
According to Reuters.com, “A helicopter from [M/Y] Octopus, owned by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, made an emergency landing on water in Argentina's far south on Monday, officials said, injuring one co-pilot.
Paul Allen's spokesman said a co-pilot was injured and [was] being taken to [a] hospital.It was not clear what caused the helicopter to come down in [the] frigid waters of the bay off the southern city of Ushuaia. A photograph showed the helicopter bobbing in the water, its rotor blades twisted.‘The helicopter hit the water hard,’ said naval official Daniel Vera. ‘The helicopter is from a yacht called Octopus. We are investigating what happened.’Local media said the yacht was planning a trip to Antarctica."
Read the full story here: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/01/31/us-argentina-microsoft-yacht-idUKTRE70U3F220110131
When the wing is going faster than the fuselage, there is something seriously wrong!!
Helicopter - noun:
400 different parts, all trying to kill you at the same time.