Cleared to land!

Challenge #5 in the The sky is the limit series. Hosted by alex326.
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Aircraft landing - try your bes: heavy smoke at touch down, hard tactical landings on summary prepared landing strips, helicopters landing in heavy dust or snow clouds, dangerous runways, heavy crosswind in Hamburg, drag chutes, carrier landings or the beautiful St Maartens.
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Lukla Airport - one of the most dangerous in the world at 9500ft above sea level in the Himalayas, Nepal.
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Submitted: Sunday, 14th October, 2012 21:29 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 31st March, 2008
Focal length: 55 mm
Shutter speed: 1/125 sec
Aperture: F6.7
ISO: 100
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