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Another 737-800 incident

Old 6th Apr 2022, 07:42
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Another 737-800 incident

Another 737-800 incident: https://simpleflying.com/malaysia-ai...ops-7000-feet/

If it was indeed 7000ft , that could not just be a downdraft...

Add to a situation like this a demoted former captain with poor flying skills and a breakdown in CRM...
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Old 6th Apr 2022, 07:49
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Originally Posted by procede View Post
Another 737-800 incident: https://simpleflying.com/malaysia-ai...ops-7000-feet/

If it was indeed 7000ft , that could not just be a downdraft...

Add to a situation like this a demoted former captain with poor flying skills and a breakdown in CRM...
Simple flying is trash. Don’t quote them here. BS about “air pockets”…
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Was more likely an abrupt descent of about 2000ft (with maybe a short peak ROD in the 6000+ fpm range).
They were steady FL250 when this first 'event' occured, 10 minutes later while cruising at FL290 they had a second deviation (descent) of about 800ft, followed minutes later the U-turn to return. So something certainly was not quite right, but apart from a bit of a rollercoarster for the pax at the first event, nothing overly spectacular, I presume.


Topic title has a bit of a tabloid flavor
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