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by Raffles
Sat Oct 20, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: India ATC tries to divert Air Canada Dreamliner despite four Mayday calls following two diversions
Replies: 2
Views: 44
Burkina Faso

Re: India ATC tries to divert Air Canada Dreamliner despite four Mayday calls following two diversions

:yikes: I know we had problems getting clearances to land there and being told that the airports had a capacity problem, but there was no such problem neither at Mumbai nor Calcutta.
by Raffles
Sat Oct 20, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: NTSB: Pilot’s use of drugs factor in fatal Beech 300 takeoff accident at Tucson
Replies: 4
Views: 55
Burkina Faso

Re: NTSB: Pilot’s use of drugs factor in fatal Beech 300 takeoff accident at Tucson

A Darwin award recipient by all accounts. Lucky they didn't come down in a populated area.
by Raffles
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:38 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Overland ATR72 destroyed by fire at Lagos Airport
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Burkina Faso

Re: Overland ATR72 destroyed by fire at Lagos Airport

Date: Friday 12 October 2018 Time: 10:30 Type: ATR 72-202 Operator: Overland Airways Registration: 5N-BPE C/n / msn: 316 First flight: 1992-06-25 (26 years 4 months) Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW124B Crew: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0 Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0 Total: Fatalities...
by Raffles
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: United Airlines Unveils World’s Largest Flight Training Center
Replies: 5
Views: 64
Burkina Faso

Re: United Airlines Unveils World’s Largest Flight Training Center

I could start a neat little business with just one of those sims :running:
by Raffles
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: United Airlines Unveils World’s Largest Flight Training Center
Replies: 5
Views: 64
Burkina Faso

Re: United Airlines Unveils World’s Largest Flight Training Center

I had really cr*p service from United on a recent flight. I won't fly with them again as far as I can avoid them.
by Raffles
Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Runway excursion Bangkok
Replies: 2
Views: 51
Burkina Faso

Re: Runway excursion Bangkok

Judging from the METARS they should have diverted. VTBS 081600Z 21012G22KT 3000 TSRA FEW008 FEW020CB BKN030 BKN080 25/22 Q1012 RERA BECMG TL1620 5000 TSRA VTBS 081530Z 16006KT 7000 -TSRA FEW020CB BKN030 BKN080 25/22 Q1012 TEMPO TL1600 5000 TSRA VTBS 081500Z 23009KT 190V270 8000 -TSRA FEW020CB SCT030...
by Raffles
Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Expats
Topic: Burkina Faso / West Africa regional news
Replies: 28
Views: 2239
Burkina Faso

New Al Qaeda cell forms in Burkina Faso

While the exploits of ISIS may have splashed across more headlines in recent years, there is growing concern among U.S. officials that Al Qaeda (AQ) is the much more dangerous force in the Sahel region of Africa, where the group threatens American and other allied forces. AQ in September declared it...
by Raffles
Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Crew select wrong runway for take off
Replies: 3
Views: 58
Burkina Faso

Re: Crew select wrong runway for take off

What makes this worse is that the captain took off instead of correcting the error.
by Raffles
Wed Oct 03, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Niugini Boeing 737 overshoot runway and landed in the ocean…
Replies: 2
Views: 45
Burkina Faso

Re: Niugini Boeing 737 overshoot runway and landed in the ocean…

Unfortunately they found a body the next day.

:rip2:
by Raffles
Sun Sep 30, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 217
Views: 7889
Burkina Faso

Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

I guess it is operated by SKA (Skylink Arabia). This is from the SA register, it even has a propeller :dance: :dance: :dance: Registration Mark ZS-SKA First Registration Date 2010-08-31 Ownership Date 2005-06-29 Owner Name NISAMANZI (PTY) LTD Aircraft Manufacurer and Model FOKKER F28 MARK 0070 Year...
by Raffles
Fri Sep 28, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Pilansberg Zipline ZAPS Again - Developing 2 X PAX SAVED
Replies: 7
Views: 100
Burkina Faso

Re: Pilansberg Zipline ZAPS Again - Developing 2 X PAX SAVED

:yikes: I bet they were c*******g themselves.
by Raffles
Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: New Updated Details Pilot and co-pilot have died on a falcon 50 business jet crash…
Replies: 8
Views: 138
Burkina Faso

Re: Pilot and co-pilot have died on a falcon 50 business jet crash…

I found this video on the tube. The captain side of the cockpit looks pretty damaged and maybe they weren't wearing their harnesses.

by Raffles
Thu Sep 20, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: AAD 2018
Replies: 18
Views: 271
Burkina Faso

Re: AAD 2018

Thanks for the pictures! :good:
by Raffles
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Jet Airways: Passengers hurt as pilots 'forget' cabin pressure
Replies: 1
Views: 28
Burkina Faso

Re: Jet Airways: Passengers hurt as pilots 'forget' cabin pressure

B737 after takeoff checklist includes checking the air conditioning and pressurization for correct operation.