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Crazy China Airlines Take-Off Video

Sun Dec 16, 2007 10:53 pm

Just found this on YouTube and haven't seen it on here. The aircraft actually goes off the runway, but somehow manages to climb. You can see it go off when the cloud of dust comes from the main carriage.

And I just thought I'd post this one in HKG:

"Bangkok Tower, United 890 Heavy. Bangkok Tower, United 890 Heavy.....Okay, fine, we'll just turn 190 and Visual Our Way
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RE: Crazy China Airlines Take-Off Video

Sun Dec 16, 2007 10:57 pm

Quoting UAL747 (Thread starter):

The first one is a bit crazy. For it seems like as if they miscalculated some numbers.... or this guy is Evil Kneevel Big grin and is the coolest MF around! Big grin
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RE: Crazy China Airlines Take-Off Video

Sun Dec 16, 2007 10:59 pm

Was discussed here:

China Airlines here:

Video: CAL 738 Almost Overruns Runway (Takeoff) (by 797charter Oct 7 2007 in Civil Aviation)?threadid=3644936&searchid=3656805&s=china+airlines+video+takeoff#ID3656805

Mandarin Crash here:
China (Mandarin) MD11 Crash In 1999 (by Pecoua Apr 11 2004 in Civil Aviation)?threadid=1506871&searchid=1507009&s=mandarin+MD11+video#ID1507009
MD11 Crash Footage (by BFS Mar 19 2004 in Civil Aviation)?threadid=1466232&searchid=1466232&s=mandarin+MD11+video#ID1466232

[Edited 2007-12-16 15:00:57]
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