This Day in Aviation History
May 14th, 2005
Eurocopter test pilot Didier Delsalle touches down on the top of Mt. Everest.
Didier Delsalle (born May 6, 1957 in Aix-en-Provence, France) is a fighter pilot and helicopter test pilot. On May 14, 2005, he became the first (and only) person to land a helicopter, the Eurocopter AS350 Squirrel, on the 8,848 m (29,030 ft) summit of Mount Everest….
Wikipedia, Didier Delsalle:
YouTube, Landing On Mount Everest Summit – Worlds First!! Euro Team!!:
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