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Congo DRC Antonov Rwy EXcursion...But!!???

Old 18th Jan 2022, 18:36
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Cool Congo DRC Antonov Rwy EXcursion...But!!???

...but after seeing this amazing pair of pics at AVH, we read the following»»»

https://avherald.com/h?article=4f352a73&opt=0

"no damage to the aircraft..."

"departed for its next sector without further problems.."

Wow... ))
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Old 18th Jan 2022, 21:58
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Why "wow"?

Hard surface, it ran twenty feet into some long grass. What's the matter?
No damage done.

Its not some prissy Western piece of delicate porcelain, it's an An26, a Russian utlity aircraft and a tough one at that. That's what they're built for. That's what they do.
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If it ain't broke, don't fix it!
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I can't believe that there are still people around the globe, who didn't see this video yet....this is what Antonov's (and Russian aircraft) are generally designed to withstand..... so now, what was the question about the next flight after a little excursion into the grass?

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