Skip to comments.One dead in Sydney plane crash (plane crashes on school playground, children injured)
Posted on 06/14/2010 5:47:19 PM PDT by naturalman1975
Authorities say at least one person died when a light plane crashed outside a primary school at Canley Vale in south-western Sydney this morning.
Police say the twin-engine Piper Chieftain caught fire after hitting power lines and crashing into the front yard of a house on Canley Vale Road just after 8:00am.
A local told ABC News Breakfast that the crash happened only one house down from Canley Vale Public School. All the children at the school are safe and have been evacuated to a nearby park.
(Excerpt) Read more at abc.net.au ...
That does it, Time to ban Planes!
Wasn’t there a small plane crash in to a school in AZ a couple days ago?
Did you know that south of the Equator, that the controls reverse on an airplane and when you pull back on the yoke the plane will dive? I wonder if this plane had the conversion kit.
Also you put the yoke over to the left to turn right and the prop spins the other direction ...
Fortunately school was out for the Summer.
Yes, indeed - strange syncronicity.
The terrible noise of the explosion could be heard all across Sydney.
You are kidding aren't you?
Things that make you go “hmmm”.
and the water in the toilet goes the other direction too ... ya, just kidding .....
Well the water thing I knew about. Prop engines turning the other direction does paint a disturbing picture that I never saw in all the war movies I watched as a kid. lol
Well actually planes built in England do just that. From the cockpit view American planes the prop turns clockwise, the English plane props turn CCW .....
In Australia, it’s Winter.
Well that is interesting. I’ll have to watch for that.
When you think about it most engines could probably run
backwards if you had a way to reverse the firing sequence.
You might also have to revise the oil and fuel pumps too.
However, the use of a cat for an artificial horizon will work the same regardless. All you have to do is fly with one hand and toss the cat up in the air with the other hand. Watch which way the cat’s feet are pointing and roll the aircraft in that direction.
No, water does spins the opposite way when going down a drain.
I always wondered what “IFR” stood for.
Inverted Feline Rating
Or wear a tie .. if it points to the ceiling you’re upside down .....
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