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Old 4th Mar 2019, 13:29
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Runway works in progress, suddenly an aircraft approaches ...

Close call for these runway workers, most likely this happened in Paraguay, still looking for date/time/airport/aircraft details.

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Old 4th Mar 2019, 13:41
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I call baloney on this one.
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Old 4th Mar 2019, 14:10
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I call baloney on this one.
Maybe, but it's not in Europe or the USA from what I can tell. Crew possibly informed/aware of temporary displaced threshold but still managed to come in too low (maybe not expecting a vehicle/vehicles to be there)? "Clear the runway" communication not given/received by the work crew? Whatever, some sort of cock up, but "baloney" I not so so sure about that.
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Old 4th Mar 2019, 14:22
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Terminal and tower do look like they could be Asuncion.
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CGI aircraft. Why would the crew just saunter off anyway?!
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Old 4th Mar 2019, 15:34
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Terminal and tower do look like they could be Asuncion.
Yes, Asuncion, happened 4-5 years ago.
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CGI aircraft
CGI my foot!
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Old 4th Mar 2019, 17:56
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Remember the Cranbrook accident? Not a happy ending:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacifi...nes_Flight_314
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Old 4th Mar 2019, 18:33
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This seems pretty fake indeed.
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Old 4th Mar 2019, 18:56
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Not a fake, last information: Asuncion, Paraguay about 4-5 years ago.
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Old 4th Mar 2019, 19:45
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Why would they be laying tarmac sans roller?
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Old 4th Mar 2019, 20:08
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Story possibly true, but thats just CGI BS.

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The airport authority appears to have responded to the video as if it were real (or at least, without questioning whether it is real) - and commenting on one of the people in the video as a recognized retired employee. So unless someone went to the trouble of rounding up the original workmen, filming them, and then CGIing the aircraft into the video....

I agree that's not impossible, but it's a lot of trouble to go to ...
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So you can hear the supposed wake of the passing aircraft but the flag on the vehicle doesn't change direction and the cones on the runway don't move.

It's fake.
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Why would they be laying tarmac sans roller?
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What type is that? Apart from the winglets, it could look vaguely similar to a Tu-134, it passes a little quick for me to determine. So maybe CGI after all?
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So you can hear the supposed wake of the passing aircraft but the flag on the vehicle doesn't change direction and the cones on the runway don't move.

It's fake.
Watched at speed x0.25. The flag keeps flapping steadily. Should be a fake.
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Old 4th Mar 2019, 21:59
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Looks like a Gulfstream to me. And I don't think it's fake.
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Old 4th Mar 2019, 22:00
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What type is that? Apart from the winglets, it could look vaguely similar to a Tu-134, it passes a little quick for me to determine. So maybe CGI after all?
No, the fact that you can't recognise a Gulfstream doesn't strengthen the case for it being CGI.
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Hoskin's rule No 4 of being on the runway: keep your flashing roof lights on!
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