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Unexpected Danger Of Living Under A Flight Path

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#1 temp


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Posted 25 April 2016 - 04:33 PM



A Norwegian 737 approaching Helsinki on Apr 23 after its flight from London-Gatwick triggered a cold condition lightning strike, that first hit the aircraft and then a wooden house on ground in Espoo, west of the airport. The house in Lippajärvi community caught fire with extensive damage. ..Continues..

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Posted 25 April 2016 - 05:18 PM

Don't tell the Queen, don't think Windsor Castle can take another fire.

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Posted 26 April 2016 - 06:41 AM

My Mother's Cousin was an art restorer at Windsor Castle when the fire happened :ph34r:

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Posted 26 April 2016 - 07:06 AM

Not to mention bits of aircraft falling off - engines - elevators - or in my instructor's case the bloody undercarriage.
Left it behind on the ground as he took off. Bit of a bugger, that.

He calmly flew around for a bit to dump as much fuel as he could and then landed.... very very slowly.
The landing? A non-event. Just a fairly sharp ground loop.

And a red-face.. He'd not done the bolts up correctly after repairing a puncture.

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Posted 26 April 2016 - 07:39 AM

No mention of "Blueice" then. :rolleyes: Nos