FOLLOW BOREME
TAGS
<< Back to listing
Perfect text-book crash landing

Perfect text-book crash landing

Skilled pilot lands aircraft with the undercarriage jammed closed

Share this post

You can comment as a guest, but registering gives you added benefits

Add your comment
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: (3507 days ago)
nice job!
ReplyVote up (204)down (180)
Original comment
nice job!
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: Subs (1811 days ago)
Well done that man, couldn't have done it better.
ReplyVote up (233)down (172)
Original comment
Well done that man, couldn't have done it better.
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
MooseMother MooseMother (3163 days ago)
As with other animals, the underbelly is always soft and makes for a comfortable landing
ReplyVote up (179)down (196)
Original comment
As with other animals, the underbelly is always soft and makes for a comfortable landing
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: (3549 days ago)
Probably a lot smoother than most jumbo landings.
ReplyVote up (179)down (173)
Original comment
Probably a lot smoother than most jumbo landings.
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: mui (2375 days ago)
Police is first on site, I'm surprised not to see rescue staff or firemen...
ReplyVote up (213)down (203)
Original comment
Police is first on site, I'm surprised not to see rescue staff or firemen...
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: BMJR (2260 days ago)
Like a BOSS!!!
ReplyVote up (187)down (169)
Original comment
Like a BOSS!!!
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: random poster (3155 days ago)
the only thing missing was the landing gear. well done, pilot
ReplyVote up (172)down (174)
Original comment
the only thing missing was the landing gear. well done, pilot
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: (3144 days ago)
Any landing you can walk away from and all that! One very cool pilot dude!!
ReplyVote up (175)down (192)
Original comment
Any landing you can walk away from and all that! One very cool pilot dude!!
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: Pad (3507 days ago)
awesome - perfect landing
ReplyVote up (166)down (197)
Original comment
awesome - perfect landing
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: guest (2656 days ago)
Fantastically skilled as well as lucky landing and great commentary from whoever failed to find out how many passengers were on board.
ReplyVote up (161)down (173)
Original comment
Fantastically skilled as well as lucky landing and great commentary from whoever failed to find out how many passengers were on board.
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: Tom (3549 days ago)
Did he crash into a text book? I couldn't see one. Pretty cool though strolling out with your luggage from a plane that could at any moment explode.
ReplyVote up (170)down (179)
Original comment
Did he crash into a text book? I couldn't see one. Pretty cool though strolling out with your luggage from a plane that could at any moment explode.
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: Admin (2376 days ago)
Good comment
ReplyVote up (229)down (222)
Original comment
Good comment
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: d (2843 days ago)
dont be stupid. he shut of the axuilary power source, switched of the fuel pump and the likley hood is, because he landed perfectley on his bely that there was no infrastructural damage, and thus no leaks, read a book on the damn thing before u insult them
ReplyVote up (219)down (235)
Original comment
dont be stupid. he shut of the axuilary power source, switched of the fuel pump and the likley hood is, because he landed perfectley on his bely that there was no infrastructural damage, and thus no leaks, read a book on the damn thing before u insult them
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: archworf (2410 days ago)
Your spelling sucks and you try to appear intelligent (in spite of that) by confabulating a word-you mean just plain structural damage. And since when is calling someone cool an insult? And is there any specific book I should read or can I pick a really short one in the interest of time? You, sir, FAIL on so many levels!
ReplyVote up (231)down (260)
Original comment
Your spelling sucks and you try to appear intelligent (in spite of that) by confabulating a word-you mean just plain structural damage. And since when is calling someone cool an insult? And is there any specific book I should read or can I pick a really short one in the interest of time? You, sir, FAIL on so many levels!
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: (2405 days ago)
If you're going to pick someone up on their spelling get your grammar correct. As for trying to appear intelligent - confabulating??? (used out of context too) So I agree with you about the fal but you have to hand yourself one too, sorry.
ReplyVote up (217)down (193)
Original comment
If you're going to pick someone up on their spelling get your grammar correct. As for trying to appear intelligent - confabulating??? (used out of context too) So I agree with you about the fal but you have to hand yourself one too, sorry.
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: (2405 days ago)
*fail now I look stupid too, haha!
ReplyVote up (242)down (183)
Original comment
*fail now I look stupid too, haha!
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: tcrisis (2374 days ago)
if the Admin says it's a good comment, don't argue with it
ReplyVote up (192)down (200)
Original comment
if the Admin says it's a good comment, don't argue with it
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: Zac (2352 days ago)
First
ReplyVote up (211)down (255)
Original comment
First
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: Admin (2308 days ago)
Hey look! I'm an Admin too! (Notice, his and my name is GUEST: Admin... GUEST) How dumb can you people be? This plane has almost zero chance of exploding while it is stationary like that. I swear, Hollywood has brainwashed all of you into thinking every crash with any sort of vehicle ends with a huge, fiery, spontaneous combustion.
ReplyVote up (197)down (235)
Original comment
Hey look! I'm an Admin too! (Notice, his and my name is GUEST: Admin... GUEST) How dumb can you people be? This plane has almost zero chance of exploding while it is stationary like that. I swear, Hollywood has brainwashed all of you into thinking every crash with any sort of vehicle ends with a huge, fiery, spontaneous combustion.
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: Admin (2306 days ago)
I'm sorry I keep commenting in a thread that started over 3 years ago. It's quite obvious that I have a severe mental defect and a very tiny penis. Again I am sorry. Sincerely Admin
ReplyVote up (221)down (224)
Original comment
I'm sorry I keep commenting in a thread that started over 3 years ago. It's quite obvious that I have a severe mental defect and a very tiny penis. Again I am sorry. Sincerely Admin
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: (3313 days ago)
wow, what a soft landing. amazing job, that pilot should work for NASA!!
ReplyVote up (149)down (170)
Original comment
wow, what a soft landing. amazing job, that pilot should work for NASA!!
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: Matthew ZS (2377 days ago)
I'd rather he work for the next airline I fly with. The Mechanic however can stay far far away:)
ReplyVote up (172)down (246)
Original comment
I'd rather he work for the next airline I fly with. The Mechanic however can stay far far away:)
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: (2068 days ago)
Brilliant pilot!
ReplyVote up (149)down (135)
Original comment
Brilliant pilot!
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: Elliott (2411 days ago)
I love how the commentators were almost disappointed there wasn't a fire or crash and burn. That doesn't make for good news. God forbid a pilot uses his training and makes a perfect landing.
ReplyVote up (132)down (142)
Original comment
I love how the commentators were almost disappointed there wasn't a fire or crash and burn. That doesn't make for good news. God forbid a pilot uses his training and makes a perfect landing.
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: Matten (3544 days ago)
Hahahaha Tom your comment is one of the funniest i've read in a long time!
ReplyVote up (173)down (223)
Original comment
Hahahaha Tom your comment is one of the funniest i've read in a long time!
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: David (2383 days ago)
One of the better landings I've seen - and it was an accident!
ReplyVote up (131)down (136)
Original comment
One of the better landings I've seen - and it was an accident!
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: (3549 days ago)
You're to much into movies :) why should it explode? there were no sparks
ReplyVote up (136)down (163)
Original comment
You're to much into movies :) why should it explode? there were no sparks
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: Mike (2315 days ago)
And there most likely wouldn't be sparks,assuming the hull is aluminum.
ReplyVote up (156)down (171)
Original comment
And there most likely wouldn't be sparks,assuming the hull is aluminum.
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: cheesus102 (1600 days ago)
That guy is a bad-ass
ReplyVote up (175)down (178)
Original comment
That guy is a bad-ass
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Elllmo Elllmo (2840 days ago)
Fantastic-that is one very skilled pilot!
ReplyVote up (142)down (145)
Original comment
Fantastic-that is one very skilled pilot!
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: alanis (2198 days ago)
experience,nice.
ReplyVote up (135)down (160)
Original comment
experience,nice.
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: (1356 days ago)
Latest comment:

Typical belly landing. nothing special. get over it kiddies

ReplyVote up (173)down (180)
Original comment
Latest comment:

Typical belly landing. nothing special. get over it kiddies

Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: Dave (2355 days ago)
Wow! Very well done! It is really nice to see some good news for once on CNN... though quite rare lately. I know this was shot MANY years ago, judging by the comments. Well done, and I hope he continues to keep his passion of flying still to this day. :)
ReplyVote up (144)down (186)
Original comment
Wow! Very well done! It is really nice to see some good news for once on CNN... though quite rare lately. I know this was shot MANY years ago, judging by the comments. Well done, and I hope he continues to keep his passion of flying still to this day. :)
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: CJ (2387 days ago)
Incredible =] Where was the fire prevention? The friction could have melted/scraped away fuel pipes which could spark a massive explosion. Usually fire engines rush out and spray it fo several days. Perfect otherwise.
ReplyVote up (127)down (141)
Original comment
Incredible =] Where was the fire prevention? The friction could have melted/scraped away fuel pipes which could spark a massive explosion. Usually fire engines rush out and spray it fo several days. Perfect otherwise.
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: Graham Winney aka Soup:) (2321 days ago)
WOW!! That was some SERIOUSLY AWESOME Piloting! Cheers to that Pilot!!!!!!! My Father is a Pilot, and has been his whole life & him and I both were mesmerized by that PERFECT "Three Reds" landing. Only ONCE in all my Fathers flying career did he have an emergency landing. He lost the (improperly installed) left float off of his Twin Otter Seaplane while landing on a lagoon in the Maldives. At a landing speed of 120knots, the 1st touchdown on the water, the float ripped off and he had to Throttle Up, so he could assess what had happened and what damage there was. With no Control Tower, or Ground Crew to radio him what he was up against, he knew he only had ONE CHANCE. At going through all Emergency Steps & Protocols, his cockpit became sterile, and in a FAST WAY. So, with 24 passengers & three crew members lives in his hands, he took that leap of faith & came in Low & Slow. Like above, @ the last minute, both engines were shut down. How he ever did what came next is PURE SKILL on his part. For 500yds or more he said, he balanced the Otter on only ONE FLOAT, skipping between waves, to bring it down as slow as he could. In the end, of course the Otter instantly, twisted hard to port, but never flipped over!!! ALL passengers & crew were out, with life vests on in no time. He said the plane went down in under five mins to its watery grave of 90meters. There is no B.S. about this story. To me and to all his colleagues, his 30plus yrs of piloting skill was the ONLY REASON everyone survived. I would of course never of wished this terrible event to have happened, but I sure would have loved to of seen it on video!!! DAD you ROCK!!! Luv U Pop!
ReplyVote up (117)down (158)
Original comment
WOW!! That was some SERIOUSLY AWESOME Piloting! Cheers to that Pilot!!!!!!! My Father is a Pilot, and has been his whole life & him and I both were mesmerized by that PERFECT "Three Reds" landing. Only ONCE in all my Fathers flying career did he have an emergency landing. He lost the (improperly installed) left float off of his Twin Otter Seaplane while landing on a lagoon in the Maldives. At a landing speed of 120knots, the 1st touchdown on the water, the float ripped off and he had to Throttle Up, so he could assess what had happened and what damage there was. With no Control Tower, or Ground Crew to radio him what he was up against, he knew he only had ONE CHANCE. At going through all Emergency Steps & Protocols, his cockpit became sterile, and in a FAST WAY. So, with 24 passengers & three crew members lives in his hands, he took that leap of faith & came in Low & Slow. Like above, @ the last minute, both engines were shut down. How he ever did what came next is PURE SKILL on his part. For 500yds or more he said, he balanced the Otter on only ONE FLOAT, skipping between waves, to bring it down as slow as he could. In the end, of course the Otter instantly, twisted hard to port, but never flipped over!!! ALL passengers & crew were out, with life vests on in no time. He said the plane went down in under five mins to its watery grave of 90meters. There is no B.S. about this story. To me and to all his colleagues, his 30plus yrs of piloting skill was the ONLY REASON everyone survived. I would of course never of wished this terrible event to have happened, but I sure would have loved to of seen it on video!!! DAD you ROCK!!! Luv U Pop!
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
Guest: Jabba (2383 days ago)
makes a change to see something GOOD and noble. What a pilot. huge congrats.
ReplyVote up (128)down (130)
Original comment
makes a change to see something GOOD and noble. What a pilot. huge congrats.
Add your reply
Submit as guest (your name)

Copy code captcha


Submit as member (username / password)

CANCEL
RELATED POSTS
Inside the world's only private Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Inside the world's only private Boeing 787 Dreamliner
What flying was like in the 1960s
What flying was like in the 1960s
New design makes middle plane seat the most comfortable
New design makes middle plane seat the most comfortable
Airplane safety system uses detachable cabin
Airplane safety system uses detachable cabin
Nearly 6-year-old boy meets Etihad pilot
Nearly 6-year-old boy meets Etihad pilot