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CanadaJet buffeted by winds before overshooting runway

20:10  08 november  2018
20:10  08 november  2018 Source:   msn.com

Wind gusts of up to 80 km/h forecast to hit GTA Tuesday afternoon

Wind gusts of up to 80 km/h forecast to hit GTA Tuesday afternoon Wind gusts of up to 80 km/h forecast to hit GTA Tuesday afternoon

The landing of the Emirates Airlines jet was caught on video. It shows what appears to be crosswinds buffeting the wobbling plane as it approached the runway . “At first it looked like a pretty normal crosswind approach but after touchdown the pilots tried to align with the runway , which looked pretty

A Papua New Guinean plane has sunk in a lagoon after overshooting the runway in the Federated States of Micronesia. Air Niugini is PNG’s national airline. The plane is believed to be a 13-year-old aircraft previously operated by Jet Airways and Air India Express, and was involved in a collision at

HALIFAX - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says the 747 cargo jet that overshot a Halifax runway on Wednesday had touched down in rainy conditions while being buffeted by a crosswind with a potential tailwind.

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The four crew members suffered minor injuries when the empty SkyLease Cargo plane slid 210 metres off the end of Runway 14 at Halifax Stanfield International Airport, which means the big jet was headed in a southeasterly direction.

Lead investigator Austin Adams says weather data recorded seven minutes before the aircraft landed showed the wind was gusting at 33 kilometres per hour from the west at 250 degrees.

Cargo plane skids off Halifax runway

Cargo plane skids off Halifax runway Halifax Stanfield International Airport activated its emergency operations centre and suspended all flights after a 747 cargo plane with five people on board went off the runway early Wednesday. Airport spokeswoman Theresa Rath Spicer said the SkyLease Cargo plane skidded off runway 32 just after 5 a.m., though it wasn't clear what caused the accident. "This happened upon landing at 5:15 this morning," she said in an interview. "At this time our airfield is closed." She said the five crew on board Flight KKE 4854 have been taken to hospital with what she believed to be minor injuries.

An Airbus A380, the largest passenger plane in the world, encountered strong, gusty winds while trying to make You're Almost Done! Please confirm the information below before signing in. The landing of the Emirates Airlines jet was caught on video. It shows what appears to be crosswinds buffeting

Probe: Fliers wait after Philippine jet overshoots runway . By HRVOJE HRANJSKI Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine aviation authorities said Tuesday they are investigating Cebu Pacific pilots and crew who left passengers waiting some 15 minutes.

He says the "strong westerly winds" created a crosswind for the aircraft, which included the potential for a "quarterly tailwind."

Aviation analyst and former safety board investigator Larry Vance says it appears the plane landed with a tailwind — something he called an "immediate red flag."

Flight KKE 4854, which had arrived from Chicago just after 5 a.m., was to be loaded with live lobster destined for China.

As the plane slid down a slight embankment covered in grass, its landing gear collapsed, two of its four engines were torn off and there was a small fire under the tail section.

Crowd watches as backhoe rips into mangled plane.
HALIFAX - Crews have begun tearing into the mangled Boeing 747 cargo jet that overshot a Halifax runway last week, as gawkers marvelled at the huge wreck — and how close the plane came to breaching the airport's fence and overrunning a public road. Dozens of people watched late Sunday afternoon as a backhoe dug into the midsection of the fuselage, which buckled when the empty SkyLease Cargo plane overshot the runway at Halifax Stanfield International Airport on Wednesday. "It's quite a sight — it's awful close to the road. If it hadn't stopped where it did, it would be right where we're parking right now," said Jayme Newcombe, who came from Milford, N.S.

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