King Air spins

Some damn scary shit right there.

The jumpers blocked the airflow and shifted the gravity balance:

The stall and subsequent spin happened when we allowed too many jumpers on the outside step, causing an aft center of gravity and excessive blocking of the airflow to the left horizontal stabilizer. The nose then pitched up beyond the controllability of the elevator

Xei, pilot, King Air

More details can be read here.

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