How to land your Microlight...when the engine cuts out.

Footage captures the moment that the engine CUTS OUT on a microlight at 2,000ft - and how the pilot skims tree tops and houses to crash land his stricken craft at 60mph

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+15 1. smi commented 5 years ago

I think more appropriate title would be "How to crash your microlight... when the engine cuts out"
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+8 2. BooTheGoose commented 5 years ago

...and you decide to aim for the trees. 3:10
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+5 3. snotraddict commented 5 years ago

at 127 miles he probably ran out of gas! >:)
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+2 4. thundersnow commented 5 years ago

Wondering if he was okay..:(
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+5 5. Dubnuh commented 5 years ago

Why aim for a village, then the largest tree, then a field with a creek/swamp? So many other choices would have put him a better spot. Maybe powerlines that didn't show up on camera?
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+5 6. Judge-Jake commented 5 years ago

I'm guessing he lived in one of those houses and thought that after the crash he might be able to crawl home and get an aspirin and a sticking plaster.>:)