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TV Doc Tonight,BA Pilot Sucked From Cockpit.  
User currently offlinereadytotaxi From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2006, 3282 posts, RR: 2
Posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 12645 times:

Quick heads up, in the UK tonight Channel Five is showing a documentary on the BA flight where to cockpit window failed at 17,000ft and the pilot was almost sucked out.Quick thinking by the co pilot saved him.Last for 1 hr, first time shown.


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User currently offlineLJ From Netherlands, joined Nov 1999, 4435 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 12574 times:

Quoting readytotaxi (Thread starter):


Quick heads up, in the UK tonight Channel Five is showing a documentary on the BA flight where to cockpit window failed at 17,000ft and the pilot was almost sucked out.Quick thinking by the co pilot saved him.Last for 1 hr, first time shown.

Isn't this an episode of Mayday (on NGC aired as "Air crash investogators")?


User currently offlineluv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12113 posts, RR: 49
Reply 2, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 12574 times:
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I think it is the one with the BAC1 -11


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User currently offlinedc9northwest From Switzerland, joined Feb 2007, 2295 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 12560 times:

Yeah, it's probably the same one that first aired around 2005. I doubt there are two documentaries on the same incident.

User currently offlinereadytotaxi From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2006, 3282 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 12542 times:

The aircraft landed at Southampton.
The TV Guide here says that it has not been shown in the UK before.



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User currently offlineshamrock350 From Ireland, joined Mar 2005, 6339 posts, RR: 14
Reply 5, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 12466 times:

I think this is an edited version of the Air Crash Investigation episode, from the adverts it looks like it uses the exact same graphics but probably has a different voice over and maybe different interviews from the crew and other people who were involved. That's the only way I can see Channel Five claiming it has never been shown in the UK.

User currently offlineCobraManeuver From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2011, 13 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 12387 times:

interesting doc! what time is it? thanks

User currently offlineAloha717200 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 4506 posts, RR: 15
Reply 7, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 12372 times:

What flight number and year was this incident?

User currently offline1stfl94 From United Kingdom, joined May 2006, 1455 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 2 hours ago) and read 12349 times:

Quoting Aloha717200 (Reply 7):
What flight number and year was this incident?

Flight number was BA5390 BHX-AGP and it happened in June 1990.


User currently offlinereadytotaxi From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2006, 3282 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 12115 times:

Quoting CobraManeuver (Reply 6):
interesting doc! what time is it? thanks

8pm Ch 5.



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User currently offlineditzyboy From Australia, joined Feb 2008, 721 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 11875 times:

Quoting readytotaxi (Thread starter):
Quick thinking by the co pilot saved him

The two cabin crew who broke their own limbs while holding onto him during the descent and landing may also assisted in saving the captain.


User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 25459 posts, RR: 22
Reply 11, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 11729 times:

Accident report.
http://www.aaib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/1-1992%20G-BJRT.pdf

And ATC transcript.
http://www.aaib.gov.uk/cms_resources...file=/1-1992%20G-BJRT%20Append.pdf


User currently offlinetsully From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 651 posts, RR: 4
Reply 12, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 10802 times:

NY Times article: 11 June 1990

http://www.nytimes.com/1990/06/11/wo...ucked-out-crew-holds-on-tight.html



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User currently offlineDogbreath From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2008, 263 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 8881 times:

I don't know about you but the title of this thread certainly had me thinking in the gutter. BA pilot sucked from cockpit - hmmm!

In all seriousness a pretty amazing story. Had the DVD recorder set to tape it last night whilst I'm away.

Dogbreath.



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User currently offlineNQYGuy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 8070 times:

Quoting Dogbreath (Reply 13):
I don't know about you but the title of this thread certainly had me thinking in the gutter. BA pilot sucked from cockpit - hmmm!

I hadn't but now you've said it I see what you mean.  

An interesting documentary anyway, and I'm sure it has been on before. Available here if anyone has missed it:


http://www.five.tv/shows/ripped-from...-from-the-cockpit-flight-of-terror

[Edited 2011-01-14 03:04:14]

[Edited 2011-01-14 03:04:30]

User currently offlineby188b From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2003, 710 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 7855 times:

Quoting Dogbreath (Reply 13):
I don't know about you but the title of this thread certainly had me thinking in the gutter. BA pilot sucked from cockpit - hmmm!

Your not the only one, this is how it appeared on viewers tv screens last night.....

http://www.bitterwallet.com/painful-sky-tv-epg-fail/39378



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User currently offlinebj87 From Netherlands, joined Jun 2009, 448 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 7688 times:

It's a very interesting documentary. I have seen it before but it never ceases to amaze me that the same captain went back to flying the 1-11. I'll bet he never took off the two shoulder straps again.

User currently offlineaogdesk From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 935 posts, RR: 3
Reply 17, posted (3 years 8 months 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 6657 times:

Quoting by188b (Reply 15):
Your not the only one, this is how it appeared on viewers tv screens last night.....

Oh that is precious....


User currently offlineDogbreath From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2008, 263 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (3 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 4357 times:

Quoting by188b (Reply 15):
Your not the only one, this is how it appeared on viewers tv screens last night.....

http://www.bitterwallet.com/painful-sky-tv-epg-fail/39378

Oh, that is priceless.



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User currently offlineandz From South Africa, joined Feb 2004, 8455 posts, RR: 10
Reply 19, posted (3 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 4001 times:
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Quoting by188b (Reply 15):

Hmmm, I see the people commenting on that link are tolerant friendly people....



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