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Forced Landing At Cambridge Apt, GB  
User currently offlinereadytotaxi From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2006, 3169 posts, RR: 2
Posted (1 year 11 months 4 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2794 times:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-19036183

An aircraft acting as a TV relay for the Olympics made a landing at Cambridge Apt after suffering a loss of its electrical system.
"The aircraft had no means of communication and navigated back to Cambridge airport via the traditional way with visual charts and standby compass."

Back to basics.  


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User currently offlineAesma From France, joined Nov 2009, 6511 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (1 year 11 months 4 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2697 times:

The navigation is no trouble but no communication, especially in that busy zone, must have been something ! Also, upon landing the landing gear wasn't locked and gave up.


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User currently offlinercair1 From United States of America, joined Oct 2009, 1304 posts, RR: 52
Reply 2, posted (1 year 11 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 2303 times:
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Quoting readytotaxi (Thread starter):
Cambridge Apt

A Cambridge Apartment?



rcair1
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31667 posts, RR: 56
Reply 3, posted (1 year 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 2129 times:

Quoting rcair1 (Reply 2):

A Cambridge Apartment?

Apt = Airport   just in case......

On the topic.....Looks like the Gens malfunctioned....any idea on the number of Gens on the B200, is it two.....



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User currently offlineDaBuzzard From Canada, joined Sep 2007, 136 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (1 year 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 1881 times:

Hmmm, Apt = apartment in my experience, airport would be Ap or Aprt.....no matter 

And yes Hawk, 2 starter/generators on the B200 (one on each engine), plus 1 large heavy (ugh) battery. No APU or rat though...........

Good to see all are safe  


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