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C-2 Lands Sans Gear, Takes The Wire

Tue Aug 16, 2005 8:53 am

CNN a few minutes ago had a live shot of a C-2 belly landing and taking the wire. They said it was Norfolk but I think they meant Oceana. Starboard engine shutdown & feathered prior to touchdown....

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http://www.wtkr.com/Global/story.asp?S=3725123&nav=0oa7dMOk

[Edited 2005-08-16 02:19:24]
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RE: C-2 Lands Sans Gear, Takes The Wire

Tue Aug 16, 2005 9:22 am

you just beat me to it good thing everybody was ok and it landed safefully and hope everything goes well with the investigation to follow. just happy it wasn't like the helios 737 and a good ending for the crew.
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RE: C-2 Lands Sans Gear, Takes The Wire

Tue Aug 16, 2005 9:40 am

"There’s nothing quite as exhilarating as being shot at and missed" --Winston Churchill
 
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RE: C-2 Lands Sans Gear, Takes The Wire

Tue Aug 16, 2005 11:30 am

Beat me to it as well. Seems like everything's okay though. Cheers!  Big grin
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RE: C-2 Lands Sans Gear, Takes The Wire

Tue Aug 16, 2005 12:08 pm

Good job by the crew - the report on CNN.com says they circled "for hours" to get the emergency procedure down as to how they would land the craft.

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