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Old 01-15-2009, 07:37 PM   #31
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I think I gave myself a migraine trying to find it. But I think I finally did.
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Old 01-15-2009, 07:38 PM   #32
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Aren't most underwing? And why does this make the difference?
most are, yes. but planes with tail mounted engines are fairly smooth underneath, there's nothing to catch the water and cause a sudden deceleration as there can be with planes with underwing engines, which hang lower than the fuselage when the landing gear isn't extended.
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Old 01-15-2009, 07:39 PM   #33
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I think I gave myself a migraine trying to find it. But I think I finally did.
ha, yes. now that i've found it i can't miss it.
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Old 01-15-2009, 07:40 PM   #34
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Not the right day to read about a plane crash involving the mention of New York. Glad it's a totally different flight and no fatalities.



I used to live where I could walk just 3 blocks and see the Hudson River heading up past the Bronx and into Lower New York State (very beautiful area by the river) .



The Rescuers!!!
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Old 01-15-2009, 08:19 PM   #35
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If that is the case, let me be the first to say...

I hope Bono is OK.
I KNEW I would find this in the thread. Classic!

Something to think about, though....here is a picture of an A320 not in the water:

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Old 01-15-2009, 08:25 PM   #36
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I KNEW I would find this in the thread. Classic!

Something to think about, though....here is a picture of an A320 not in the water:

haha.

this one certainly did better than the last a320 to end up in water.
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Old 01-15-2009, 08:29 PM   #37
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Thank goodness everyone is (apparently) okay. The US has gone quite some time without a commercial plane crash.
Like Coolian said, non-fatal. The last fatal air incident in the US was in August 2006 (so, 28 months). It truly has been an amazing time for airline safety.

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I hate planes.
How many times have you heard about a fatal accident on the roads you drive daily in the last 28 months?

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I'm glad no one was hurt. I work for US Airways, but I work in Philly.
I was actually thinking about you knowing where you work.
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Old 01-15-2009, 08:31 PM   #38
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Like Coolian said, non-fatal. The last fatal air incident in the US was in August 2006 (so, 28 months). It truly has been an amazing time for airline safety.



How many times have you heard about a fatal accident on the roads you drive daily in the last 28 months?
to add to this, if there was a way of making every car accident non-fatal, there will still be fender-benders and people going off the road and into a ditch, even if they don't die.

that's the best equivalent i can come up with.
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I think I gave myself a migraine trying to find it. But I think I finally did.
Could you avoid me the migraine and help me find the plane?
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Old 01-15-2009, 08:46 PM   #40
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Could you avoid me the migraine and help me find the plane?
Look at the buildings in picture one and their relation to the aircraft...then look at picture two!
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Just match it to the buildings in the close up.
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i said earlier, a centimetre above the river on the right side.
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I think I gave myself a migraine trying to find it. But I think I finally did.
I still can't find it.
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I still can't find it.
I found it it's sort of blended into the buildings and stuff right above the river on the right side.
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Old 01-15-2009, 09:14 PM   #45
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I'm having post-traumatic stress just seeing those unbelievable pics. I fly on A320s regularly (last time for LaGuardia was Sept) and I have an intense bridge phobia because my worst nightmare is going off a bridge or road into the water...sinking...in a car...in frigid water.

Heroic landing and miraculous rescue effort
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