A recent video has soared to viral status after an incident that unfolded during a recent helicopter tour over the Grand Canyon. A pilot can be seen scolding a tourist for trying to play with the intricate control system, in a game which could have had a catastrophic ending for everyone involved.
This Crazy Clip Will Leave You Speechless
The shocking video, reposted by Crazy Clips on Twitter (@crazyclipsonly), exposes a clueless tourist and shows the heroic actions of a pilot.
A Stupid Decision
A tourist on board the helicopter blindly reached for a lever inside the cockpit just for the fun of it.
Disaster in the Making
This dangerous act could have sent the entire chopper hurtling toward the ground of the Grand Canyon, killing everyone in the aircraft!
The Pilot’s Urgent Intervention
As the tourist’s hand inched towards the lever, the helicopter pilot, with nerves of steel, reacted heroically.
No Means No
His commanding voice echoed through the cockpit, “No! That will kill us!”
He lunged forward and firmly grabbed the woman’s wrist, preventing what could have been a catastrophic disaster!
Witnessing the Terrifying Incident
Cherlin Bijlsma, a 27-year-old Dutch tourist who was among the passengers, recorded the gripping footage.
Social Media Reacts
Twitter users were stunned by the video, with one saying, “Him sayin no just made her wanna do it more! Even if it killed em.”
Another showed their shock, “What was her problem?”
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