s4bzzz wrote:Do you have the actual vid? Reupload it for great justice!:ninja4:
tsuru wrote:I wonder if anyone has a working link to a video of a JAL 777 tailstrike at Haneda
Tsuru wrote:I wonder if anyone has a working link to a video of a JAL 777 tailstrike at Haneda on the 31st of March. Every video on Youtube, NHK, TBS et al appears to have been removed (presumably due to legal threats), and some even went as far as removing whole news articles about the incident.
This is a still of the vid:
In my humble opinion, this is an extremely dangerous situation resulting from a serious breakdown in proper cockpit procedure, which could easily have ended up in a flaming wreck.
Christoff wrote:Who doesnt love flaming wrecks?
Coligny wrote:yes all the possible links (found 2) on youtube are censored on copyright ground, including one for Tokyo Broadcast Corporation. Nice to see that any clown can claim ownership for cctv footage...
Amd that it's not used at all for info suppression...
You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to FG Lurker again.
FG Lurker wrote:I found something Coligny couldn't? That must be a first...
Coligny wrote:I'm aging... my google fu is weakening...
(and btw, this video seems to have been posted around 1 hour ago, hope she's not taken down again....)
FG Lurker wrote:The timing of its appearance on a new liveleak channel and its appearance on FG are 100% coincidence, I assure you. ]
hummm.... I seee.... [insert picture of insightfull looking Homer Simpson here]@Zipperneck1321
Only reason Japanese have a problem pronouncing the letters "L" & "R" is because they aren't used in their alphabet. Get a clue, disrespectful ass
Cyka UchuuJin wrote:and the avatars of the first and second comment posters on there are NOT belonging to iraira and greji!
sonofsam wrote:call sign ... "nananananana" ... no wonder it crashed.
Mock Cockpit wrote:IANAP but someone might be looking for a new job after watching that vid. Lucky those things are built like brick shithouses.
Mock Cockpit wrote:I'm assuming Boeing will fix it properly so the tail doesn't fall off............
Tsuru wrote:They learned their lesson... these days they remove the tail and replace the entire bulkhead as a single piece instead of trying to patch it.
Tsuru wrote:They learned their lesson
[SIZE="4"]Delayed rescue operation
Japan Airlines 123
United States Air Force controllers at Yokota Air Base situated near the flight path of Flight 123 had been monitoring the distressed aircraft's calls for help. They maintained contact throughout the ordeal with Japanese flight control officials and made their landing strip available to the airplane. After losing track on radar, a U.S. Air Force C-130 from the 345 TAS was asked to search for the missing plane. The C-130 crew was the first to spot the crash site 20 minutes after impact, while it was still daylight. The crew radioed Yokota Air Base to alert them and directed a USAF Huey helicopter from Yokota to the crash site. Rescue teams were assembled in preparation to lower Marines down for rescues by helicopter tow line. [color="Red"]The offers by American forces of help to guide Japanese forces immediately to the crash site and of rescue assistance were rejected by Japanese officials. [/color]Instead, Japanese government representatives ordered the U.S. crew to keep away from the crash site and return to Yokota Air Base, stating the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) were going to handle the entire rescue alone.
Although a JSDF helicopter eventually spotted the wreck during the night, poor visibility and the difficult mountainous terrain prevented it from landing at the site. The pilot of the JSDF helicopter reported from the air that there were no signs of survivors. Based on this report, JSDF ground personnel did not set out to the site the night of the crash. Instead, they were dispatched to spend the night at a makeshift village erecting tents, constructing helicopter landing ramps and in other preparations, all some 63 kilometers from the wreck. [color="Red"]JSDF did not set out for the crash site until the following morning. Medical staff later found some passengers' bodies whose injuries indicated that they had survived the crash only to die from shock or exposure overnight in the mountains while awaiting rescue. One doctor said "If the discovery had come ten hours earlier, we could have found more survivors." [/color]
Yumi Ochiai, one of the four survivors out of 524 passengers and crew, recounted from her hospital bed that she recalled bright lights and the sound of helicopter rotors shortly after she awoke amid the wreckage, and while she could hear screaming and moaning from other survivors, these sounds gradually died away during the night.
Coligny wrote:Dood... from those linkz... it's not the official repair method that was the problem...
It's not having followed the official repair method...
Tsuru wrote:Yes it was. Before, the proper procedure would be to cut away any damaged material and patch it,
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