Quote of the Day: Crash Exposes the Dangers of Doors-Off Flights – The New York Times

The helicopter is hoisted from the East River and put onto a barge on Monday. Credit Mark Lennihan/Associated Press

“It’s like allowing someone to walk on the wing of an airplane, and in my judgment poses too much of a risk.”

~GARY ROBB, an aviation lawyer, referring to open-sided helicopter tours, like the flight that crashed into the East River on Sunday, killing five passengers.

Source: Quotation of the Day: Crash Exposes the Dangers of Doors-Off Flights – The New York Times

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