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I am sure he was using the rotors for stabilization but the precision in placement, right at the peak of the snow ridge, and then keeping the chopper stabile long enough to unload rescuers, them to get the injured hiker stabilized and then back into the chopper, is still an amazing feet and shows real skill. I know it's a still or capture, and the chopper probably wobbled some, but still a testament to the pilot.
 

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It's safe to say that the engine wouldn't be shut down and probably also safe to say the rotors are still spinning. That would be standard practice for a quick in/out situation and, in this case, let the pilot keep the aircraft stable.
UH-60 with rotors stopped
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May he rest in peace now. God Bless.

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