OPNLguy
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MSP Incident

Fri Apr 30, 2004 10:43 am

In case anyone is wondering about the delays at MSP tonight...

http://www.kare11.com/news/news-article.asp?NEWS_ID=63111
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TokyoNarita
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RE: MSP Incident

Fri Apr 30, 2004 11:30 am

Thanks I was wondering why it was ground stopped.

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as739x
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RE: MSP Incident

Fri Apr 30, 2004 11:50 am

Eyewitness: "When the right wing hit it exploded!" Damn I hate the press and the stupid public. I see the pics and don't seeand exploded wing! Sorry...had to vent after reading the article.

ASSFO
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AsstChiefMark
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RE: MSP Incident

Fri Apr 30, 2004 12:06 pm

I just watched the KARE newscast and they noted there wasn't a fire. They implied the prop hitting the runway simply sparked as it broke apart.
Red tail...Red tail...Red tail...Red tail...Red tail...Red tail...Red tail...Red tail...Damned MSP...Red tail...Red tail
 
flyabr
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RE: MSP Incident

Fri Apr 30, 2004 12:07 pm

good thing it wasn't a NWA dc-9 with collapsed landing gear! otherwise you know exactly what would be playing in the media...  Big grin
 
norjet
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RE: MSP Incident

Fri Apr 30, 2004 12:40 pm

Channel 9 got video of the landing but have not posted it on their website yet (kmsp.com). There was indeed a large plume of flame upon impact but not an ongoing fire. I wonder how far the outboard starboard prop rolled after it popped off?

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sq452
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RE: MSP Incident

Sat May 01, 2004 11:26 am

Just saw the video here in Boston!!!! WOW!!!!


what an incredible landing! glad it got down as safely as it could.
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