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Old 30th Jul 2019, 14:22
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Plane Hits Light Pole

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world...cid=spartandhp

A plane hit the light pole, pictures included in the link. Light tower and light pole are both used to describe the ground accident.
A plane carrying more than 60 people hit a light tower at an airport in Australia.

The Cobham aircraft, which was carrying 62 passengers and crew, collided with a light pole while taxiing at Perth airport this afternoon.

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Old 31st Jul 2019, 06:20
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Looks like it hit more than a light tower.

“Told not to take photos or videos....” 😊
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Old 31st Jul 2019, 06:44
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More analysis here: Its 'Lights Out' for Cobham..??
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Old 31st Jul 2019, 07:39
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"I've had the unfortunate experience of flying with the same airline in other states of Australia - I'm not getting on another Cobham plane."

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Old 31st Jul 2019, 09:33
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Watching the clip, I'm surprised that they didn't call it an air disaster! What a load of exaggerated tosh!
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Old 31st Jul 2019, 09:58
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So it's nose will look like a C-130's now?
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Old 31st Jul 2019, 18:45
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Now c'mon everyone it's a bit of excitement at the normally quiet PER, let's exaggerate as much as we can. There never is much "news" on Channel 9.
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Old 31st Jul 2019, 19:07
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Goodness! If that's what just "hitting a light pole" looks like, I dread to think what crashing into a terminal building might be like.
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Old 31st Jul 2019, 19:45
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Goodness! If that's what just "hitting a light pole" looks like, I dread to think what crashing into a terminal building might be like.
or even a heavy pole.
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Old 31st Jul 2019, 21:36
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Yup - that's not one that will buff-out...

Seen worse.
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Old 1st Aug 2019, 04:25
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