France: Dramatic helicopter rescue

France: Dramatic helicopter rescue (Nicolas Derely/FACEBOOK/CNN)

A daring helicopter rescue -- caught on video.

This helicopter was dispatched to help an injured skier on the French Alps.

Look how close it gets -- the aircraft's nose wedges into the snow as it flies within inches of the mountainside.

The crew was able to land, rescue the skier -- hoisting him up to safety.

Fortunately, he is okay.

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