OOOOps,this is gonna be expensive...

Discussion in 'OFF-Topic / Misc.' started by Torch, Apr 12, 2011.

  1. Torch

    Torch Well-Known Member

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    Yikes. Bull in a china shop or what!

    I'm a little surprised it spun the CRJ rather than ripping the tail off. I guess us Canucks build 'em strong!
     
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    They ran that clip on the news last night. With the impact at the tail the entire plane acts like a giant lever so the torque at the pivot will be very large. wonder who will be at fault?
     
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    You'd be surprised how strong that tail is!

    Who is at fault? The moving aircraft - period!
     
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    FBJ, even if the other plane was in the wrong spot? Can you really see/judge where your wingtips are on a plane that large?
     
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    Doesn't matter - it's like driving and hitting a parked car. The Comair aircraft was clearly in the ramp area. If the size of the aircraft was in question then it will roll back to crew training.
     
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    Thanks FBJ
     
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    "Ah, m*rd*, I thought I was driving mon 2CV !"
     
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    A friend of mine flies for Comair, I will have to ask him what they are saying their.
     
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    drug tests all around! even for the flight crew who were hit. i wouldnt want to be the guy writing that report. you have no idea how much paper is generated on even the most minor incident
     
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    Correct all around. I'm sure both crews were making pretty immediate "deposits" into plastic cups!
     
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    Were there passengers in the Comair plane? Helluva ride if so!
     
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    if there were pax on the comair ac they bought the golden ticket! haha...traumatized for life, cant work, sleep, of have sex...but can collect a huge settlement!!! damn! i knew i should have flew out that day!
     
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    That is a pretty big oops. Be interesting to see what the final result of it all is.
     
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    If you look carefully at the end you can see the two pilots exchanging insurance companies!!
     
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    They will probably have to wring the deposit from their shorts.
     
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    Man, talk about not paying attention. :shock: Imagine how much the folks in craft that got hit were thrown around if they weren't buckled in. That was a stout jolt.
     
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    This one may be sort of funny, but very expensive.

    Lets not forget that the aviation accident with the largest lose of life was a runway incident, Tenerife, 1977.
     
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