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Lisa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-17-08 08:49 PM
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28. there was an Air France plane that crashed in Toronto back in '05

Luckily there were only minor injuries. The fire was pretty spectacular though.

http://edition.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/americas/08/02/toront...
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  -Airliner crash lands at Heathrow KeepItReal  Jan-17-08 08:23 AM   #0 
  - yeah, they say it's just 4 people with minor injuries  muriel_volestrangler   Jan-17-08 08:28 AM   #1 
  - MIRACLE?????????????????  Stuart G   Jan-17-08 08:50 AM   #2 
  - That crazy nutty God...what a cut-up!  Atman   Jan-17-08 09:30 AM   #7 
  - Inappropriate use of spare time  Mz Pip   Jan-17-08 10:45 AM   #13 
  - Maybe he has ADHD  JBoy   Jan-17-08 10:56 AM   #16 
     - Perhaps God does have ADHD  Stuart G   Jan-17-08 08:40 PM   #26 
  - God is an underachiever.  redwitch   Jan-18-08 09:01 AM   #40 
  - Religion is Bullshit  ProudDad   Jan-18-08 07:34 PM   #53 
  - Occam's Razor PWNS you  sakabatou   Jan-17-08 12:34 PM   #19 
  - there was an Air France plane that crashed in Toronto back in '05  Lisa   Jan-17-08 08:49 PM   #28 
     - But that was weather-related. This one apparently not. n/t  Ghost Dog   Jan-17-08 09:01 PM   #29 
  - Wind shear?  MaineDem   Jan-17-08 08:58 AM   #3 
  - The BBC had an expert who said they thought that unlikely  muriel_volestrangler   Jan-17-08 09:24 AM   #4 
  - Them pilots were getting a BJ...thats the only expla coming too me mind  opihimoimoi   Jan-17-08 09:32 AM   #8 
  - Sudden total loss of power.  aquart   Jan-17-08 01:52 PM   #21 
  - Wow, pilot did a great job in that case.  MaineDem   Jan-17-08 08:08 PM   #25 
  - Avionics systems failure?  Ghost Dog   Jan-17-08 08:01 PM   #24 
     - This relates to "sudden power loss" due to "electrical failure" to engines:  Ghost Dog   Jan-18-08 03:53 AM   #32 
     - When machines can only be controlled via other machines...  Roland99   Jan-18-08 07:25 AM   #35 
     - Electronic flight bag? What's that?  Twillig   Jan-18-08 10:44 AM   #45 
        - Wikipedia is your friend:  Ghost Dog   Jan-18-08 05:53 PM   #48 
  - I still feel safer on a plane than a car n/t  conspirator   Jan-17-08 09:26 AM   #5 
  - Dear god, have you seen the pictures?...  jannyk   Jan-17-08 09:29 AM   #6 
  - "Sounds like Pilot error" ... BS BS BS BS BS BS BS BS ...  panzerfaust   Jan-18-08 08:23 AM   #36 
  - This happened to a friend of mine  FloridaJudy   Jan-17-08 09:33 AM   #9 
  - This Is The First 777 that will.....  rsmith6621   Jan-17-08 09:40 AM   #10 
  - Looking at the left side photo...  RexDart   Jan-17-08 10:51 AM   #15 
  - "an end to the longest streak of safe flights" -- could have been far worse ...  Lisa   Jan-17-08 08:45 PM   #27 
  - BA's safety record is still pretty stellar.  closeupready   Jan-17-08 09:45 AM   #11 
  - Speedball is running on luck  panzerfaust   Jan-18-08 08:50 AM   #38 
     - They're still Speedbird AFAIK  sir pball   Jan-18-08 11:46 AM   #47 
     - Interesting. Software involved:  Ghost Dog   Jan-18-08 06:06 PM   #49 
  - Where is the safest place to sit on a plane?  uppityperson   Jan-17-08 10:38 AM   #12 
  - Left Front Seat  panzerfaust   Jan-18-08 08:57 AM   #39 
     - As in pilot? Or left side, front of wing? Thanks.  uppityperson   Jan-19-08 12:46 AM   #54 
  - Passengers on board the flight say:  Jennifer C   Jan-17-08 10:51 AM   #14 
  - Wow. I Wonder If They All Got Their Luggage Back?  Crisco   Jan-17-08 02:00 PM   #22 
     - They were'nt getting it all back anyway, its British Airways remember.  caligirl   Jan-17-08 09:34 PM   #30 
  - 777  Parche   Jan-17-08 12:11 PM   #17 
  - NO. Pilot quoted as saying they lost ENGINE power on both.  panzerfaust   Jan-18-08 09:05 AM   #42 
     - The quote from the pilot wasn't direct  muriel_volestrangler   Jan-18-08 11:34 AM   #46 
        - Smells even more like software, then,  Ghost Dog   Jan-18-08 06:15 PM   #51 
  - Most of the passengers didn't even.....  BooScout   Jan-17-08 12:24 PM   #18 
  - Every international flight has free drinks  izquierdista   Jan-17-08 12:53 PM   #20 
     - Yep, flew KlM, Lufthanser and AF in the past few months,...  jannyk   Jan-17-08 04:54 PM   #23 
     - Oh no they don't  BooScout   Jan-19-08 03:22 PM   #58 
  - Darn good pilot!  fshrink   Jan-17-08 10:56 PM   #31 
  - what did he do, beyond just riding the thing as long ...  patch1234   Jan-20-08 06:02 AM   #60 
  - That pilot deserves a medal  leftynyc   Jan-18-08 04:23 AM   #33 
  - Do notice last year's Boeing/MD power loss incident  Ghost Dog   Jan-18-08 07:11 AM   #34 
  - Kick and rec (eom)  leftynyc   Jan-18-08 09:04 AM   #41 
  - Agree  ckramer   Jan-19-08 08:33 AM   #57 
  - 777 is a battle wagon  Yuugal   Jan-18-08 08:28 AM   #37 
  - Me, too. I love 777's.  closeupready   Jan-18-08 10:30 AM   #43 
  - When myself and my loved ones fly  Corgigal   Jan-18-08 10:39 AM   #44 
  - You know what that means....  951-Riverside   Jan-18-08 06:08 PM   #50 
  - I hate when the MSM uses the word "Crash"  ProudDad   Jan-18-08 07:31 PM   #52 
  - When the plane is a write-off, undercarriage torn off on impact,  muriel_volestrangler   Jan-19-08 05:50 AM   #55 
     - Depends..  KDLarsen   Jan-20-08 06:57 AM   #61 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-19-08 06:56 AM   #56 
  - I enjoy flying  IndyBob   Jan-19-08 04:01 PM   #59 
 

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