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Motorcycle hit by plane at Conakry.

Old 3rd Sep 2022, 16:52
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Motorcycle hit by plane at Conakry.

It was last night... The TAP flight from Lisbon to Guinea Conacry... After landing on rwy decel sadly a guy on a motorcycle was hit by engine number two on the rwy.
Airbus 320Neo.
Very very hard and strong images on some portuguese social apps that obviously won't post here... May his soul RIP.
All the pax and crew ok, engine in very bad condition.
https://newsavia.com/a320neo-da-tap-...ta-morreu/amp/
Airbus remains AOG at CKY probably awaiting for a new engine.

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TAP aircraft hits a security guard riding a motorcycle on the runway

Rider was killed, more details see

https://avherald.com/h?article=4fdbe2da&opt=0
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https://www.airlive.net/alert-a-man-...s-landing/amp/
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Rider was killed
Samchui.com reports that there were two people on the bike, both died.
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Is riding a motorcycle on an active runway in the same direction of an A320 on final a new pastime of thrill seekers bored with surfing trains?

Or is this an anomalous incident involving unfortunate ground crew being in the wrong place at the wrong time in a part of the world where motorcycles are used by staff to transit from place to place around an aerodrome?

Edit: Never mind. The answer appeared in the link provided by nonsense in #3
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"The driver identified was a security agent, an employee of a company in charge of protecting the airport facilities."
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Quite common in Africa ( and in most of the world until the 1980s,) to releive the security guards at the perimeter duting night shifts using a vehicle or some kind .and crossing the runway to get there was never considered an issue . You have bad luck sometimes., such as poor vsibility, did not see the landing lights , wearing headphones , etc.. .TIA .
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C’est Afrique n’est-ce pas?
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Originally Posted by ATC Watcher View Post
Quite common in Africa ( and in most of the world until the 1980s,) to releive the security guards at the perimeter duting night shifts using a vehicle or some kind .and crossing the runway to get there was never considered an issue . You have bad luck sometimes., such as poor vsibility, did not see the landing lights , wearing headphones , etc.. .TIA .
I find it hard to imagine that you wouldn’t hear or at least see an A320 on a runway. I suppose with earplugs, those Neo engines would be a lot quieter, but with the LED lights on, it’d be like daylight as the plane approached.
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Originally Posted by Check Airman View Post
I find it hard to imagine that you wouldn’t hear or at least see an A320 on a runway. I suppose with earplugs, those Neo engines would be a lot quieter, but with the LED lights on, it’d be like daylight as the plane approached.
A320 on idle, against the noise a loud motocycle and with eaphones and music on ? no way . Or they tought they could cross before the jet misjudging the speed. Ever crossed a main street a night in an African capital ?
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The second guy beyond the driver was a famous local Conakry youtuber trying to get a very close action for a new upload, the story all people speaks in Conakry the day after.
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Originally Posted by JanetFlight View Post
The second guy beyond the driver was a famous local Conakry youtuber trying to get a very close action for a new upload, the story all people speaks in Conakry the day after.
I guess that's the last and biggest fan he'll have then...
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Originally Posted by Pearly White View Post
I guess that's the last and biggest fan he'll have then...
Priceless !!!
That said if it was indeed a premeditated stunt to make a buzz, , then Darwin has worked well.
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Originally Posted by JanetFlight View Post
The second guy beyond the driver was a famous local Conakry youtuber trying to get a very close action for a new upload,
I suppose he may have succeeded in achieving immortality of a sort if he was live-streaming their alleged escapade.

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...the story all people speaks in Conakry the day after.
No comprendo
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Originally Posted by EddyCurr View Post
I suppose he may have succeeded in achieving immortality of a sort if he was live-streaming their alleged escapade.



No comprendo
Forgive me my english....i was saying the rumour/story all people says in CKy its the Youtube one.
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