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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-08-2008, 03:34 PM Thread Starter
 
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Dug this up in Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gimli_Glider

Interesting story, if nothing else. Just goes to show that it pays to have at least one truly experienced dude on the team at all times.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-08-2008, 06:18 PM
 
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Re: Dug this up in Wikipedia

Wow, you said it!
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-08-2008, 08:51 PM Thread Starter
 
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The whole incident reads like a Hollywood script, complete with dragging the nose of the plane against the pavement and stopping three hundred feet from a crowd of people.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-09-2008, 01:36 PM
 
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Re: Dug this up in Wikipedia

Saw one of the "Aircrash investigation" programs about that on satellite telly a while back!! Amazing story!!
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