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THE MOST DANGEROUS LANDING IN THE WORLD COURCHEVEL ALTIPORT

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Published on Oct 12, 2011

LFLJ is one of the shortest runways in the world, with a length of 525 metres (1,722 ft) and a gradient of 18.5% in order to help slow landing aircraft. The airport has a dangerous approach through deep valleys which can only be performed by specially certified pilots. On landing there is no go-around proc.Courchevel is in France...

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snakebitmgee
Balls of steel, with a propeller attached.
Fariz Aziz
Imagines something meatspin-like =SS
Green Silver
Most airlines supply a sick bag, this one supplies spare underwear and toilet paper in the seat pockets. "please remove your seat restraints and wipe thoroughly." 
Daniel Isabelle
Lol good one
Isaac Wilks
The plane looks like a rat
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Adam Norris
What the hell man...it does
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Amélie Renoncule
Ze turbo-prop aeroplane is the unique feature of this clip...looking like something out a a 'Doc Savage' (1930's) pulp fiction book.
Darude Her Right In The Sandstorm™
Excuse mah French. Who the hell put a runway on a fucking hill?!
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TheSkipjack95
+Darude Her Right In The Sandstorm™ You must not be familiar with Lukla then.
pasodiufwen
+Darude Her Right In The Sandstorm™ It is because of the hill that it works
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tfranc347
it's funny how the frame rate of the camera can't keep up with the propellor speed, so it just looks like the propellor is off or something
tfranc347
ah
MrCombuster
its actually syncd with the prop speed. hence the effect of stopping.
W.J.R. Halyn
Re - "Courcheval is in France...". Keep it there.
Richard Berry
Go the Pilatus! Prop can be put in reverse pitch for extremely short-field work.
Rodney Buckland
pc-12 right?
facedrill pie
the real question is how did this guy fit his huge balls in that small plane?
Szabo Emanuel-Andrei
one of the most dangerous airports to.
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