Aviation Photo #1503411 Boeing 737-824 - Continental Airlines

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Flight 1761 from Costa Rica. Flock of geese crossed in front of aircraft around 1200 ft. AGL, emergency was not declared and aircraft landed without any other problems. Engine checked out ok and aircraft continued to taxi to gate.
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    Jorge Doblado
    Continental Airlines
    Boeing 737-824
    Boeing 737-800 (BBJ2/C-40/P-8)
    Boeing 737-800 (BBJ2/C-40/P-8)
    Boeing
    28795
    300
    N14231
    Newark - Liberty International (Metropolitan)
    New Jersey
    USA
    March 21, 2009
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Comments (42)

Anonymous
9 years ago
Wow, lucky catch! Its not very often that you can catch the flame from the engine. Awesome shot!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Great catch.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Amazing!!! 5 stars for subject!!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Very impressive shot! I have witnessed surges like this before from the inside with the CFM-56. Ours was caused by a maladjusted variable bleed valve that caused a compressor stall as the engine transited from high RPM to low RPM.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Man vs Wild!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Wow amazing detail
Anonymous
9 years ago
Very nice! This is what I call being at the right place at the right time! It must've scared some of the PAX to see flames shooting out of the engine.
Anonymous
9 years ago
An excellent capture! Well done! (I never knew that a 737 had after burner!!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Great shot!
Anonymous
9 years ago
I didn't know the 737 comes with afterburners. Cool! :)
Anonymous
9 years ago
First Thought: Something bad is going on, hope everybody's ok
Second Thought: Jet Assisted Take-Off!
Well Done.
I.L.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Great timing. Glad to know everyone is OK and it was mostly a non-issue
Anonymous
9 years ago
Help i'm burning up
Anonymous
9 years ago
Wow looks like the engine has some afterburners going off!! great shot!
Anonymous
9 years ago
First thought it was afterburner ^^ Excellent shot !!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
It is amazing picture
Anonymous
9 years ago
Spring is back, it's barbecue time !
Anonymous
9 years ago
Re-heat ; ) Nice shot!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Oh my what picture
Anonymous
9 years ago
Nice shot, I hope the bird is OK :)
Anonymous
9 years ago
This picture is really great!!!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Good Work Jaldo!!!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Great shot TO/GA with after burner!! LOL
Anonymous
9 years ago
WOW! simply one of those rare ocassions caught with a camera! 5 stars!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Great shot!
Anonymous
9 years ago
One in a million shot. I heard the engine checked out OK.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Amazing!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Wow...right time, right place....
Anonymous
9 years ago
What a great "grab shot". Some photographer is very alert and awake.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Spectacular photo - Roast goose for dinner
Anonymous
9 years ago
Great timing! Very alert photographer, congrats!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Hopefully CO doesn't cut its inflight meal service and resort to drastic measures like THIS to feed everyone!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Amazing shot!!!! Thanks for not sleeping on the switch. Oh sorry,........ roast goose anyone!!!

nagi from Pakistan
Anonymous
9 years ago
Who knew 737's had reheat?
Anonymous
9 years ago
Looks like the pilot was in a rush because he was using his afterburners. Very nice and very lucky-5/5
Anonymous
9 years ago
Dinner's ready!
That's a once-in-a-lifetime shot. Great Job!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Yeah man,oh my god exelent fire in the airplane
Anonymous
8 years ago
"..and for in flight dinner service this we have Fried Goose fresh right off the grill"
Anonymous
8 years ago
Unusual to see something like this! What is the difference between declaring, or not declaring an emergency under such circumstances?
Anonymous
8 years ago
And to turn off the afterburners press Shift+F8... :)
Anonymous
6 years ago
*Burp*
*Ding Dong* Ladies and gentlemen, from the flight deck, we are going to return to Newark for a small mechanical problem. On a completely unrelated note, there will be fresh goose for everybody at the gate.
Anonymous
6 years ago
To the person who asked why an emergency was declared: they probably didn't have time, as they continued the approach and did the memory items for engine out. Plus on approach in fair weather the tower is able to see the aircraft so it's not such a necessity.

Remember: Aviate, Navigate, Communicate :)

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