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Video of SF Plane Crash

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by The Hammer, Jul 8, 2013.

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    I haven't seen the video but I thought if was because he didn't use VFR and it was foggy
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    ****ing ******* woman 'ohhh you're filming too'

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    Now they are saying it was because he was too slow on approach. They also said he had only 43 hours on the 777. Which may sound like a lot but those are typically used for long flights right? 43 hours could be as few as 3 or 4 flights.
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    no not likely, 43 hours is still very low but a typically long flight is probably around 8-9 hours in most cases. It does depend on where you are going, but he likely had 3-4 more pilots on that aircraft so experience should not have been an issue. Another pilot should have told him to pull off.

    If I was at work I'd pull up one of our longer routes.
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    I have been on a 777 that was a 16 hour flight once o_O


    Apparently they did try to abort but that was too late. 1 second later they crashed.
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    ok, so ICN to SFO is typically around 11 1/2 hours non stop, I don't know if Asiana does non stop though, but 11 1/2 hours requires 4 pilots per the FAA. They probably had two captains if not 3 and since the guy they are pinning it on was in OJT, one was more than likely a check airman/instructor.
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    thanks for the link and all. But the NASCAR fan in me was expecting too see the actual crash
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    this was the worst one most recently, just people rushing through their jobs

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    Yeah, video did not display as well as I had hoped. Try checking this link:
    http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/v...f-plane-crash-on-cam.courtesy-fred-hayes.html

    Ah, it was probably just the media latching onto something without having a proper understanding of how air regulations work.
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