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777 Crash at SFO (San Francisco)
Twitter ^ | July 6, 2013

Posted on 07/06/2013 12:02:24 PM PDT by FreedomPoster

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To: FreedomPoster
Yes, I saw that story too. Did an emergency diversion, they sent a 747 to pick up the passengers. Somewhere in Asia IIRC.

I wonder who made the engines?

They're either:

  1. General Electric GE90
  2. Pratt & Whitney PW4000
  3. Rolls Royce Trent 800

Failure of a "stub pipe" deep within the hot section of a Rolls Royce Trent 900 nearly caused the crash of an Airbus A380 on 4 November 2010. The engine underwent an uncontained failure of a second-stage (IPT) turbine disk.

101 posted on 07/06/2013 12:32:56 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: dragnet2

Scanner has ems transporting people to sf general with red and yellow codes which a lot smarter person than me could explain.


102 posted on 07/06/2013 12:33:08 PM PDT by rhc2000
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To: Deo volente

astonished if there are no fatalities


103 posted on 07/06/2013 12:33:17 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: Axenolith

Right wingtip appears sheared off.


104 posted on 07/06/2013 12:33:20 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2

Drudge is saying “cargo plane” - yet there appear to be passengers on board as well.


105 posted on 07/06/2013 12:34:08 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: rhc2000

Saying this plane upon touchdown, lost total control...


106 posted on 07/06/2013 12:34:37 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I hear ya. I haven’t been on a plane in decades. No money to fly, and after having first kid, afraid to fly.


107 posted on 07/06/2013 12:34:53 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline)
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To: rawhide

MSM needs to get this picture.


108 posted on 07/06/2013 12:34:56 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If America is a nation of immigrants, where's my free stuff?)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I loved to fly when I was young, now I don’t fly at all.
It got so my insides would lock up for days after arriving.
Maybe it’s because I was an aircraft mech...?


109 posted on 07/06/2013 12:34:59 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: NonValueAdded

Great coverage on ABC right now. The top of the plane is almost completely gone. Charred fuselage, all torn up. It looks terrible.


110 posted on 07/06/2013 12:35:25 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America shall survive this Obamanation.)
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To: blackdog
This is what a hard landing can do:

MD 80 Hard Landing
111 posted on 07/06/2013 12:36:02 PM PDT by rottndog ('Live Free Or Die' Ain't just words on a bumber sticker...or a tagline.)
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To: rhc2000

Red= critical yellow injuries but not life threatening...black= dead green = walking wounded


112 posted on 07/06/2013 12:36:10 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: SamAdams76

Looks like a passenger aircraft to me...And by what is being reported...

Hard to believe no one died here. If this is the case, these people are very lucky...


113 posted on 07/06/2013 12:36:19 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Axenolith
‘Cept the wings are still on it...

Looks to have been a severe internal fire, between the trailing edge of the wing and the cockpit. Roof entirely burned off.

114 posted on 07/06/2013 12:36:35 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

https://twitter.com/NewsBreaker/status/353596898269089792/photo/1

Close up of the plane


Wow! That is a real mess.


115 posted on 07/06/2013 12:36:39 PM PDT by Lockbar (The guy that fires the last bullet gets to write the history books,)
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To: Deo volente

KTVU link upthread is what I am using.


116 posted on 07/06/2013 12:36:43 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: FreedomPoster

Why is Fox News interviewing a guy that doesn’t even have his TV on to see the damage?!?!?


117 posted on 07/06/2013 12:37:02 PM PDT by idkfa
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To: machogirl

I guess you can say Im not a very good flyer LOL. We know people who love to fly, take a sleeping pill and awake at their destination. I refuse to take any meds, hey if Im gonna die I want to see it coming LOL.


118 posted on 07/06/2013 12:37:09 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: MagUSNRET

Red= critical
Yellow=injuries but not life threatening...
black= dead
green = walking wounded

Sorry first post was a bit confusing


119 posted on 07/06/2013 12:37:23 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: mad_as_he$$

I think there was a 777 which emergency landed in Russia on a Moscow to Heathrow route about a month ago, ..in May13,..fire in the engine.


120 posted on 07/06/2013 12:37:35 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: dragnet2

The scanner said 290 people and one infant on board.


121 posted on 07/06/2013 12:38:00 PM PDT by Husker24
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To: Lockbar

Aw geez! They are talking about a possible explosion inside the aircraft that blew the tail off.


122 posted on 07/06/2013 12:38:07 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: MagUSNRET

lots of people boarding busses at the triage area.


123 posted on 07/06/2013 12:38:58 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: Mad Dawgg

Ha, great question. I doubt it is, but just the same, we should be on the lookout.


124 posted on 07/06/2013 12:39:03 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: MagUSNRET

Thanks. Now they’re deploying boats to look for potential victims.


125 posted on 07/06/2013 12:39:22 PM PDT by rhc2000
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To: Mad Dawgg

Port engine (No. 1?) is missing.


126 posted on 07/06/2013 12:40:57 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: rhc2000

lots of debris visible before the landing threshold


127 posted on 07/06/2013 12:41:29 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: rottndog

Thx for sharing. Kind of resembles today’s crash,no?


128 posted on 07/06/2013 12:41:29 PM PDT by murrie (Mark Levin: Prosecuting stupidity nightly.)
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To: FreedomPoster

Praying here.

LLS


129 posted on 07/06/2013 12:41:30 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: rhc2000

If you are ever in a situation with mass casualties...here is a tip...If you CAN..just stand fast and say/YELL TOWARD THE INJURED.... “Anyone who can WALK, come to me” (that is one way to do a FAST triage of “walking wounded and NON injured, so you can assess who may be able to assist you with others..


130 posted on 07/06/2013 12:41:44 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: llevrok

You must have been listening to carrier pilots——the ship’s moving and you have to snag a wire. And it seems like everyone in the world is shining blinking lights at you.——Landing on hard ground-—piece of cake. Just cut the power, pick your spot, and stick the plane on it.


131 posted on 07/06/2013 12:41:54 PM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: dragnet2

The wings are damaged but from the video the wings are intact and attached.

They are saying the tail fell off upon landing. I wonder if it was a serious tail strike. Trail of runway damage from the start of the runway to where the tail debris is.


132 posted on 07/06/2013 12:41:56 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Husker24

Am hearing no serious injuries..if that is the case, after seeing how bad this aircraft looks, this pilot is a hero!!


133 posted on 07/06/2013 12:41:57 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: rottndog

WOW! The main fuselage buckled and when it sprang back, it threw the tail off like a snap. That force went from mains, thru fuselage, and then snapped that tail off when it rolled forward and back of source. Better the tail snapped off than the cockpit.


134 posted on 07/06/2013 12:42:40 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: driftdiver

pics and eyewitness bear that out.


135 posted on 07/06/2013 12:42:48 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: Husker24

Hmmm...Now after better look, it appears right wing broken off near the tip, but somewhat still attached..

Seems the aircraft bottomed out on the tail after nose went up, upon landing. Then cartwheeled per witness.


136 posted on 07/06/2013 12:42:51 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: MestaMachine

“They are talking about a possible explosion inside the aircraft that blew the tail off.”

If so, oh boy, here we go.


137 posted on 07/06/2013 12:42:51 PM PDT by LiveFreeOrDie2001 (Elections have consequences - NOW LOOK what we have to deal with...)
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To: Steely Tom
My guess:

1) Bird strike through right engine on approach

2) Loss of power on landing

3) Right wing and tail impact runway hard

4) Right wing tip rips away and tail breaks off on impact

5) Heavy impact collapses all landing gear

6) Sudden impact triggers fire in fuselage

7) Jet skids down runway

138 posted on 07/06/2013 12:43:10 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: dragnet2
"...it appears the tail just fell off. Wits now saying this thing started to cartwheel upon landing, tearing a wing off then the tail."

While a tail strike is most likely scenario, I suppose the tail could have broken off as the result of a very hard landing.

Both wings largely intact, so cartwheeling is NOT indicated.

139 posted on 07/06/2013 12:43:26 PM PDT by diogenes ghost
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To: rhc2000

Fox providing live coverage from a helicopter overhead.

http://video.foxnews.com/v/1155606219001/


140 posted on 07/06/2013 12:43:28 PM PDT by LJM
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To: driftdiver

I think the gear collapsed causing much of the debris...


141 posted on 07/06/2013 12:43:48 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: rhc2000

They got 10 guys doing a slow walk up the runway. Looking for something.

Looks like the plane struck the very end of the runway, right where the pilings are. Horizontal stabilizer lying near the end of the run way. Looks like it hit the runway so hard it disintegrated the tail section.

There could be someone(s) missing. Cabin crew could have been back there.


142 posted on 07/06/2013 12:43:58 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

I hope the Amish have an alibi.


143 posted on 07/06/2013 12:44:35 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: NonValueAdded

The plane never flipped over, wings intact.........could never flip with wings attached. Looks like possible explosion in the cabin as the airplane landed. The rear fuselage bulkhead was blown out rearward by whatever occurred in the cabin. The top pf the fuselage is also blown out. Those of us who spent lives in our aviation industry are leery of the cause. An explosion in the cabin that blows out the rear pressure bulkhead would be cause for the tail to fall of the aircraft fuselage. Bears looking into!!! Could still be an accident, but...in these days....one never knows. I am certain that Boeing, Asiana Air, the FAA, industry experts and the DOT will figure this out!!!


144 posted on 07/06/2013 12:45:12 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: SamAdams76

they are foaming the carp out of the fuselage now.


145 posted on 07/06/2013 12:45:19 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: Steely Tom

Yeah they’re now performing a water search with a boat and helicopter, but at least they said search and rescue.


146 posted on 07/06/2013 12:46:23 PM PDT by rhc2000
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To: diogenes ghost

Yeah I saw that, but right wing tip has substantial damage from about 7 feet to tip.


147 posted on 07/06/2013 12:46:28 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: NautiNurse

must be duty free stuff......


148 posted on 07/06/2013 12:46:34 PM PDT by GotMojo
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To: Cvengr

Thanks.


149 posted on 07/06/2013 12:46:55 PM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

I’m hoping a bird strike and not Islamic terrorists.. Are there restrooms in the very back of the plane? Remember there was a note found in restroom on a recent flight?


150 posted on 07/06/2013 12:47:00 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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