An helicopter of Eurocopter lands on the summit of Everest : a world record (14th May 2005)

A helicopter of Eurocopter company, subsidary of European group EADS, established a world record by landing and taking off, on the summit of Everest.

The Ecureuil/Astar AS350 B3, left the base camp of Lukla of 2,866m, reached the summit of the Everest the same day, landing at 8850m before taking off after 3 minutes and 15 seconds

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The Ecureuil flying over Khumbu
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The helicopter approaches the ridge on the summit of Everest

Dernière modification : 06/10/2005

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