Not what I expected to see for my ADK view

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We were on top of Coney Mountain in the Adirondacks enjoying the view when we heard the sudden roar of a plane. This is a screenshot from video from my iPhone, so the plane was quite close.

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Cool!!! Neat capture- you were definitely in the right place at the right time.
 

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They do that, was camping last month in the mountains and saw the topside of a C130 flying by the campsite. Was weird.
 

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I had to Google 'Coney Mountain in the Adirondacks'. Boy that's remote. Cool capture, looks like a big birdie.
 

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The perspective makes it look super close. That happens with buildings in Boston since the airport is so close by.
 

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Plane looks too low! Good catch
 
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Glad you enjoyed the photo. It was so weird- no sound and suddenly it was right there, took a hard bank to the right. There was some nervous oohs and ahhs. It was closer then it needed to be. Glad it turned!

I happen to apparently live on the flight path for helicopters flying from Ft. Drum to Syracuse Airport. Once they were so low my house was shaking and I literally ran out the door thinking they were crashing into my home! I talked to a pilot and he said they should never be that low.
 

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Glad you enjoyed the photo. It was so weird- no sound and suddenly it was right there, took a hard bank to the right. There was some nervous oohs and ahhs. It was closer then it needed to be. Glad it turned!

I happen to apparently live on the flight path for helicopters flying from Ft. Drum to Syracuse Airport. Once they were so low my house was shaking and I literally ran out the door thinking they were crashing into my home! I talked to a pilot and he said they should never be that low.

Some pilots like to hot-dog when they fly and others sometimes pay the price for it. An example of that is the "1994 B-52 crash at Fairchild Airforce Base." Can be seen on you tube.
 

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