9V-SPK From Hong Kong, joined Aug 2001, 1646 posts, RR: 6
Reply 2, posted (12 years 4 months 14 hours ago) and read 2118 times:
Chill out 9V-SVA, because this topic has been posted twice. He's just giving the 1st link of the story anyways.
It reminds me of the JAL B747 jet that crashed in Japan more than 10 tears ago, though different situation, but still...that crash was also the crash that occured the most deaths on one single aircraft, more than 500. JAL pilots better watch out!
Weather diversions with terrain in the area are high risk, Hong Kong having come close to claiming many aircraft from renowned airlines. Ask those who have had to replace their windows on Lantau Island!
Hkg82 From Hong Kong, joined Apr 2002, 1297 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (12 years 4 months 4 hours ago) and read 1764 times:
Am I missing something here? Why are you making such a big deal with what Hkgspotter1 posted? All he did was just point out that there's another post discussing the same topic (it's common practice in these forums), yet you call him ignorant? OK...
Ah, just as I was typing this, your post got deleted. It's good the forum moderators single out & delete posts with no substance
God forbid if the JAL DC-10 did crash into Tai Mo Shan, it would’ve been horrible. I’m curious as to what the reactions of the passengers were after they landed, they must’ve heard by now how close their plane was to crashing into a mountain. I wonder if they noticed anything on approach. I don’t think weather was an issue in this incident, the plane was in the wrong place, and the bad weather just made it harder for the pilot to see that himself.
I heard that the Japan Transport Ministry just implemented a new policy that all pilots should follow the information made available by there on board computers instead of ATC. I guess this was implemented due to an extreme near miss JAL encountered last year.
Smolt From Japan, joined Nov 1999, 278 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (12 years 4 months 1 hour ago) and read 1622 times:
A regrettable incident to hear of...
And to those who compares passage accidents of JAL,
1. B747SR crash in 1985 was due directly to Boeing's bad repair, indirectly to JCAB and JAL ground mechanic who let it as it had been.
2 nearmiss last year between two JAL flights was assumed of ATC's failure.
By the way, please note about the JA8119 picture which AJ shows above, I have long wondered if the black stein around lower part of the ladder and the tail corn have something to do with the accident; both of these part were blown away when the cabin pressured air bursted out airborne.