Conducting a helicopter rescue at altitude is always a dicey proposition. We’re reminded of that in this clip, which shows a pilot flying up into the Alps to retrieve a couple of hikers. Everything seems to be going fine at first, but the one of them steps onto the helicopter and everything changes quickly. It is indeed a scary scene and fortunately no one was hurt.
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