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Delta 757 hard landing this morning at Azores PDL

Old 18th Aug 2019, 15:16
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Delta 757 hard landing this morning at Azores PDL

For those with a FB account... I really wonder if she ever fly again...!?
https://m.facebook.com/groups/111795...31018893609598
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Old 18th Aug 2019, 15:17
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Link broken it seems.
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Old 18th Aug 2019, 15:44
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Is this working?
https://www.facebook.com/groups/acor...6693386448162/
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Old 18th Aug 2019, 16:50
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I don't have facebook. But it should show up on AvHerald eventually.
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Old 18th Aug 2019, 16:53
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Badly bent indeed. Wonder what happened
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Old 18th Aug 2019, 16:55
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Originally Posted by Raffles S.A. View Post
I don't have facebook. But it should show up on AvHerald eventually.
I think this one works even for non Facebook accounts
https://www.facebook.com/groups/acor...6693386448162/

Or

https://jornalacores9.pt/uma-aterrag...em-mau-estado/
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Old 18th Aug 2019, 18:07
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https://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20190818-0

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METAR Weather report:

08:00 UTC / local time:
LPPD 180800Z 04013KT 9999 FEW010 SCT040 21/17 Q1020

08:30 UTC / local time:
LPPD 180830Z 04012KT 020V080 9999 FEW010 SCT040 21/17 Q1020

09:00 UTC / local time:
LPPD 180900Z 04012KT 010V070 9999 FEW014 SCT035 21/17 Q1021
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Old 18th Aug 2019, 18:40
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Photos here of creasing to both fuselage and wing skins. Looks DBER to me.
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Old 18th Aug 2019, 19:02
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Originally Posted by DaveReidUK View Post
Photos here of creasing to both fuselage and wing skins. Looks DBER to me.
My apologies Dave... DBER Stands for..?
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Old 18th Aug 2019, 19:07
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Damaged Beyond Economic Repair or more commonly used BER (Beyond Economic Repair)
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Old 18th Aug 2019, 19:07
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damaged beyond repair, I dare to presume.
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Old 18th Aug 2019, 19:25
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Damage looks reminiscent of the Monarch one at GIB some years ago - which was fixed, but times have moved on and this is apparently a 23 year-old airframe.
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Old 18th Aug 2019, 20:05
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Link broken it seems.
It must have been a hard landing to have broken the link....!
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Old 18th Aug 2019, 23:12
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Like the monarch in Gib?

dont think so. I was part of the team that went to Gib and it wasn’t as bad as this one.
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Old 19th Aug 2019, 00:17
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FYI On average, airliners are retired after around 25 years. Presently, the average age of an airliner in North America is 14.1 years.
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Old 19th Aug 2019, 00:23
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"Delta, you are badly broken, say again?"
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Old 19th Aug 2019, 04:14
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Surprised this doesn't make more headlines. Delta breaking an airframe is newsworthy. Also what about the passengers / crew ? This wasn't a smooth one...
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Old 19th Aug 2019, 05:46
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Badly bent indeed. Wonder what happened
Collision with a planet.
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Old 19th Aug 2019, 07:22
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Something special with PDL?
(Nice to know when diverting Mid-Atlantic)
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