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3 Hours Of Air Emergency On NGC  
User currently offlineWomack17 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 489 posts, RR: 5
Posted (9 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 2746 times:
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FYI: There will be three episodes of Air Emergency tonight on The National Geographic Channel beginning at 2000 hrs ET/PT

8:00 pm Ripped from the Cockpit "On June 10, 1990, the crew of British Airways Flight 111 faces a desperate situation when the plane's windshield pops off, sucking the pilot through the opening."

9:00 pm Flying on Empty "When a large commercial jet runs out of fuel, catastrophe often follows."

10:00 pm Deadly Delay "Avianca Flight 52 circles over New York City for 77 minutes before running out of gas and crashing into a Long Island hillside."


Oh how I miss Midway Airlines. A class act right to then end.
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User currently offlineKenMIA From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 6 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (9 years 2 months 1 week 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2597 times:

I watched all three. I do not recall hearing of the first two incidents. That the British Airways pilot survived that ordeal is miraculous.

I recall the Avianca incident, as I was living on Long Island at the time.

All I can say is--hat's off to those of you who ferry the rest of us around the skies. Your responsibility is immense. For that reason, I enjoy it when the crew are waiting in front of the flight deck as I am leaving the plane. I always make it a point to thank them for their work.


User currently offlineMilan320 From Canada, joined Jan 2005, 869 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (9 years 2 months 1 week 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 2550 times:

Quoting Womack17 (Thread starter):
9:00 pm Flying on Empty "When a large commercial jet runs out of fuel, catastrophe often follows."

I gather that this will be about the Air Transat Glider as I like to call it???

/Milan320



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