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Old 5th Nov 2015, 09:57
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Originally Posted by susier View Post
Can anyone explain how an explosive device situated close to the R4 could blow off the entire tail section, and not blow off the doors? I'm not suggesting it isn't possible, just interested in the technicalities of such a scenario.
Because the doors would not get past the door stops around the door frame. In order to open the doors normally on the ground you will see the doors slightly lift during the opening process allowing the doors to pass the stops. In the air with doors shut they would not get past the stops.
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