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Jade Cargo B747 Tail Tip  
User currently offlineA390 From South Africa, joined Sep 2005, 204 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 11 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 4832 times:

Does anyone have futher infomation or pics?
See the third incident on this web

http://www.jacdec.de/news/news.htm

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User currently offlinePanHAM From Germany, joined May 2005, 9170 posts, RR: 29
Reply 1, posted (7 years 11 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 4811 times:

mmh brand new aircraft, someone forgot to tell the ground crew what that long stick is for?.


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User currently offlineDAL767400ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (7 years 11 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 4796 times:

Wow, they had that plane for, what, 3 weeks? Delivery was July 31st, IIRC, and they already manage to damage it.

User currently offlineA390 From South Africa, joined Sep 2005, 204 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (7 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 4489 times:

Does anyone know the extent of the damage and what exactly happened?

User currently offlineUSAF336TFS From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 1445 posts, RR: 52
Reply 4, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 4315 times:

Perhaps Jade should have a longer flight training program for it's crews, before putting that aircraft into revenue service so quickly. Tail strike already? Not good.

Oh, it is a beautiful aircraft, isn't it?



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User currently offlineGr8Circle From Canada, joined Dec 2005, 3097 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 4300 times:

Quoting USAF336TFS (Reply 4):
Perhaps Jade should have a longer flight training program for it's crews, before putting that aircraft into revenue service so quickly. Tail strike already? Not good.

A tail strike normally refers to the rear portion of the aircraft touching the ground during rotation.....this was not the case here.....it happened due to wrong loading on the ground.....moreover, this probably had nothing to do with the pilots....more the responsibility of those who load the cargo on the aircraft.....


User currently offlineUSAF336TFS From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 1445 posts, RR: 52
Reply 6, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 4276 times:

Quoting Gr8Circle (Reply 5):
A tail strike normally refers to the rear portion of the aircraft touching the ground during rotation.....this was not the case here.....it happened due to wrong loading on the ground.....moreover, this probably had nothing to do with the pilots....more the responsibility of those who load the cargo on the aircraft.....

The lead of this post implies that there was a tail-strike, therefore that's why I commented that the flight crew may have been involved. I agree with your comments though, and I would think a more likely accident would have be done by the ground personnel.



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User currently offlineGr8Circle From Canada, joined Dec 2005, 3097 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 4177 times:

Quoting USAF336TFS (Reply 6):
The lead of this post implies that there was a tail-strike, therefore that's why I commented that the flight crew may have been involved. I agree with your comments though, and I would think a more likely accident would have be done by the ground personnel.

Agree with you...the title is highly misleading...."Tail tip" would generally mean the top end of the tail, right? I was wondering how that could get damaged Big grin


User currently offlineMH017 From Netherlands, joined Apr 2005, 1684 posts, RR: 31
Reply 8, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 4174 times:

First we miss the Great Wall 747's at AMS, now the other newcomer Jade will, also, not be seen for the time-being  Sad


don't throw away tomorrow !
User currently offlineAJO From Netherlands, joined Jan 2005, 575 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 4018 times:

Quoting USAF336TFS (Reply 6):
The lead of this post implies that there was a tail-strike, therefore that's why I commented that the flight crew may have been involved. I agree with your comments though, and I would think a more likely accident would have be done by the ground personnel.

If you would have clicked the link provided in the first post, you would have read:

During loading the tail tipped and struck the ground. Amount of damage is unknown.

 Wink  Smile



Ryanair: never again!
User currently offlineUSAF336TFS From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 1445 posts, RR: 52
Reply 10, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 3944 times:

Quoting AJO (Reply 9):
During loading the tail tipped and struck the ground. Amount of damage is unknown.

Saw that afterwards... They may have temporarily had that article offline the first time I went there. Sorry about the confusion. Still sounded intially like a tail strike.

My bad.  Wink



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User currently offlineGunsontheroof From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 3500 posts, RR: 10
Reply 11, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 3911 times:

I saw this nice looking bird when I was at PAE about a month ago...nice to see they've already managed to bang it up a bit!


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User currently offlineAJO From Netherlands, joined Jan 2005, 575 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (7 years 11 months 1 week 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 3832 times:

Quoting USAF336TFS (Reply 10):
Saw that afterwards... They may have temporarily had that article offline the first time I went there. Sorry about the confusion. Still sounded intially like a tail strike.

My bad.

No probs mate  Smile
(and hence the smilies in my post)



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