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wow, miracle belly landing of 767 in Poland

by grimgraphix / November 1, 2011 4:26 AM PDT
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I bet that scratched the paintwork.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / November 1, 2011 4:33 AM PDT

Amazing, and great pilot skills. Shades of the Hudson River plane crash a year or two ago.

Did you watch that video carefully? It seemed as if the two engines were acting as skids and the belly of the plane didn't touch the runway at all.

Mark

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aye... if you watch the wing tips as the plane touches down
by grimgraphix / November 1, 2011 11:57 AM PDT

... the wing tips go from pointing slightly downwards to pointing farther up and up as the plane's weight (balanced between the two engine pods) bows the wings.

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The foam was there
by Josh K / November 1, 2011 11:56 PM PDT

As the plane approaches you can see that the runway is covered in white foam. The pilot circled the airport while they laid that down, and also to burn off as much fuel as possible. A truly incredible landing. The biggest danger was that the engines would snap off, rupturing the fuel lines and possibly starting a fire from all those sparks.

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