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by Catfry
Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 687
Views: 190329

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine

In the news is a paywalled article saying BEA is evaluating initiating a new search for more engine parts using radar. http://atwonline.com/safety/bea-considers-new-greenland-search-air-france-a380-engine-probe. This uncontained engine failure is still unexplained a year later and seems to have been...

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by Catfry
Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Eurofighter down in Spain killing Pilot
Replies: 8
Views: 1872

Re: Eurofighter down in Spain killing Pilot

the spanish seem to have no luck with the type, considering they have the highest number of accidents, while having the least amount of planes out of the original partners.

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by Catfry
Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 687
Views: 190329

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine

It has been a week since some engine parts were found, but there were reports of worsening weather preventing further searching. such conditions can last for weeks in Greenland, and there seems to me to be a risk that the remaining parts have been buried in snow, preventing visual discovery. It migh...

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by Catfry
Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 687
Views: 190329

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine

there's a three day old article in danish describing a bit about the search (selected bits below, my translation): https://knr.gl/da/nyheder/air-greenland-har-fundet-franske-flydele-på-indlandsisen Det fortæller Martin Puggaard, chef for Havarikommissionen i Danmark. - Vores opgave er at finde og bj...

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