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Old 01-12-2020, 15:20   #1246
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Re: Plane Spotters Corner

I count myself lucky to have flown on them, half a dozen times (including once upstairs)

They’re quite something, especially if you’re more used to the smaller aircraft used on short-haul flights that accelerate and get airborne at quite a lick. The first time you feel a 747 lumbering down the runway you start wondering if it’s going to get off the ground at all ...
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Old 09-01-2021, 16:59   #1247
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A passenger plane has crashed after "falling 10,000ft" moments after taking off with 62 people feared dead, it has been reported.

Disturbing images have emerged of rescue workers holding mangled debris from the Boeing 737 which plunged into the Java Sea in Indonesia today.

Sriwijaya Air flight SJ182 fell 10,000ft in under 60 seconds - less than four minutes after taking off from Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Flightradar24 reports.

One social media user responded to the site's data, saying: "That's freefall."

Locals on Thousand Island - north of Jakarta - said they heard two explosions before finding debris floating in the sea.

Indonesia’s transport ministry says a search and rescue investigation has been launched after contact was lost with the jet which was en route to Pontianak on the island of Borneo.
This the "standard" 737 rather than the max but the scenario is chillingly familiar. Just two years after another Boeing 737 - Lion Air Flight 610 - crashed into the Java Sea after taking off from Jakarta killing 189 people.

I wonder how many (computer) systems are shared between the two versions.
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Old 09-01-2021, 23:05   #1248
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This the "standard" 737 rather than the max but the scenario is chillingly familiar. Just two years after another Boeing 737 - Lion Air Flight 610 - crashed into the Java Sea after taking off from Jakarta killing 189 people.

I wonder how many (computer) systems are shared between the two versions.
Looking at the data the average sink rate was about 26,300 fpm which seems to imply something catastrophic happened especially as there apparently was no Mayday call. The other probably scarier possibility is pilot input - a ground speed of 290 kts equates to a sink rate of about 29,000 fpm. It sadly looks like all soles are likely to have been lost.
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Quite a catastrophic end.
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I've worked in aviation for 15 years and the CAA has a list of airlines banned from European airspace, a lost of Asian airlines are on that list as their maintenance is poo.


A guy I worked with said it was safer to swim in shark infested water than fly on them.
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