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Polish LOT 767 wheels up landing

Old 1st Nov 2011, 13:28
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Polish LOT 767 wheels up landing

Right now over Warsaw.
Hopefully they will land safely..
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Old 1st Nov 2011, 13:46
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Polish LOT 767 wheels up landing

A Polish 767 flight has just landed safely at Warsaw Airport. Main landing gear and nose gear failed to deploy. Appears all handled extremely well - no casualties reported.
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Old 1st Nov 2011, 13:48
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Come on, come on! It's been 2 minutes! Where's the video?!
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Old 1st Nov 2011, 13:52
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I have been watching this live on Polish TV. Very smooth landing, after circling for some time to reduce fuel load. Fire appliances at the aircraft within 15 seconds of coming to a stop. Sparks from engine cowlings dragging on the asphalt. Nose did not touch at any stage - it was essentially sliding along on the rear part of the fuselage. Passengers off in seconds via slides.
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All 3 gears not extended ?!?
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Old 1st Nov 2011, 13:57
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Correct - no landing gear at all. Landed on fuselage only.
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Old 1st Nov 2011, 14:00
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yep all 3 gear....

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thanks for info,
strange to have all gears not extended (or decided by pilot if partial deployment only)
- or you have hydraulics issues and all gears are affected but you can extend mechanically,
- or you have mechanical problem... but not on all gears at the same time !
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Old 1st Nov 2011, 14:09
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Kudos to the pilots on a nice landing.
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Old 1st Nov 2011, 14:11
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Hats off to the flight crew!!
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Old 1st Nov 2011, 14:14
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Brilliant landing.
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Old 1st Nov 2011, 14:14
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Apologies for the poor quality. This is a snap on my phone of a TV report....

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Old 1st Nov 2011, 14:14
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I can't wait to know why they had all 3 gears up !!!!!
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Old 1st Nov 2011, 14:15
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So he landed without the "LOT" (of wheels)
Brilliant job, well done to the crew. A couple of strong cold ones are in order of the evening, I'm sure
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Old 1st Nov 2011, 14:19
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Brilliant Landing for sure....but...did gravity fail today?
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Old 1st Nov 2011, 14:22
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Strange to see it sitting on its tail during the whole slide.
CoG must have been well aft, maybe he told the pax to move to the rear

Anyway, kudoz and Slivovitz for all !!!
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Old 1st Nov 2011, 14:23
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The aircraft was circling for almost an hour before landing. Apparently they tried to lower the gear by all means - including manually. I am not familiar with this - is it possible? Highly experienced captain in command. There is talk that there may have been some other (electrical) problems as well prior to landing - not sure if this would be related.
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Old 1st Nov 2011, 14:26
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Another video here:

Boeing 767 wyl
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Old 1st Nov 2011, 14:27
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good video of landing after advertisement

also another view of landing


great work by polish pilots.
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Old 1st Nov 2011, 14:35
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Another one here :

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