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Brazil AW139 Incident

Old 7th Jun 2021, 07:53
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Brazil AW139 Incident

Bad day at the office. The machine had only be in operation for 15 days after delivery from the Leonardo factory in Philadelphia



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Old 7th Jun 2021, 08:20
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looks like a nasty blade strike with a hail Mary on the float switch, but survivable thankfully !
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Old 7th Jun 2021, 08:41
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And on a training sortie too.............
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Old 7th Jun 2021, 10:01
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It's Brazil. It happens.
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Old 7th Jun 2021, 13:29
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Originally Posted by [email protected] View Post
And on a training sortie too.............
Instructors sometimes get “great” ideas. However, perhaps we should wait for the investigation. Pretty sure none of the crew went to work with that plan.
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Old 8th Jun 2021, 06:11
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Originally Posted by Doors Off View Post
Instructors sometimes get “great” ideas. However, perhaps we should wait for the investigation. Pretty sure none of the crew went to work with that plan.
As with many aviation incidents, it was years in the making....
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