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Old 15th Mar 2019, 12:59
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Sailvi767
 
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Originally Posted by MPN11 View Post
Would the reported high speed of the aircraft in the latter stages (383 kts, as cited upthread) go to explain the 'falling debris' mentioned by eyewitnesses? Could that speed have started to initiate hull breakup, or detaching of some other components?
No, at the density altitude they were at that speed would be well under VNE.
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