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Old 26th Mar 2019, 04:07
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Airbubba
 
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Originally Posted by Sailvi767 View Post
Their indicated airspeed to reach those negative G values were in excess of 400 knots. Not possible to get anywhere near those numbers at 210 to 230 knots.


From the NTSB Investigative Update on March 12, 2019:

FDR, radar, and ADS-B data indicated that the airplane entered a rapid descent on a heading of 270, reaching an airspeed of about 430 knots.


https://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/Pages/DCA19MA086.aspx
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