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B757 Jackson Hole Runway Overrun Wednesday 12-29-2010

Video shot by a passenger aboard American Airlines Flight 2253 as it overran Runway 19 at Jackson Hole, Wednesday, shows unusual operation of the aircraft's systems, according to some pilots. The 6,300-foot runway sits at an elevation of 6,451 feet and the pilots landed in light snow at about 11:37 a.m. About seven inches of snow had fallen in the area since midnight, but the runway itself was reportedly in good condition with good braking coefficients. The aircraft appears to be on the ground prior to passing the PAPI lights and wind sock, which would be appropriate. In the video, the engine's thrust reverser panel first moves just after touchdown, but it does not fully open and the outboard spoilers are not visibly deployed. Because of that, things quickly get more interesting. A full ten seconds after touchdown, the thrust reverser panel moves from barely open to closed. The thrust reverser panel does not begin to reopen, this time fully, until approximately seven seconds later, 17 seconds after touchdown. The engines do not appear to spool up until roughly ten seconds after that. That means the 757 rolls on the runway for 27 seconds before the reversers appear amply engaged. It departs the end of the runway roughly nine seconds later. Pilots who claim to be familiar with the 757 have left comments in professional pilot forums online stating that the thrust reversers on the 757 can sometimes refuse to engage. Others have speculated that a hydraulic problem or a problem with the Boeing's air/ground logic system could have prevented the spoilers, reversers and, most important, the brakes from working properly. For this flight, no one was injured and the aircraft came to rest in packed snow, and still on its gear, about 350 feet beyond the runway overrun area. The NTSB is working the case and should have good cockpit voice and flight data recorder information already in hand. And we'll know if blame will be placed primarily with the crew, with the aircraft, or both.


Channels: Airline Videos  Incidents and Accidents 

Added: 1445 days ago by Lionel

Runtime: 02:18 | Views: 132322 | Comments: 0

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B757 Supertanker ground test

Evergreen Aviation's B747 Supertanker performing a ground test. Watch the plane flex during the blast! That's about 40,000lbs of pressure, and 20,000gallons exiting in about 10 seconds. This platform will be used to fight fires among other things....stand clear and watch out!


Channels: Airline Videos  Funny Aviation Videos 

Added: 1481 days ago by USA_Spotter

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AIR BALTIC B737 and B757

Clips from the AIR BALTIC Boeing 757-200, Boeing 737-300, Boeing 737-500 & Fokker 50 DVD (186mins) in the World Air Routes series. You can find out more about this and other DVDs by going to


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Added: 2064 days ago by JustPlanes

Runtime: 07:07 | Views: 167013 | Comments: 0

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United Airlines Safety Video B757 PS

pre-flight Safety Video


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Added: 2175 days ago by ForFun

Runtime: 03:49 | Views: 153342 | Comments: 0

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AirItaly B757 Landing and Takeoff 33 Reggio Calabria

AirItaly B757 Landing and Takeoff Rwy 33 Reggio Calabria (Italy)


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Added: 2200 days ago by sim_maniac

Runtime: 05:45 | Views: 166215 | Comments: 0

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B757 200 Air Italy VRN at take off rwy 22

Kikko at take off


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Added: 2363 days ago by gabungaginga

Runtime: 01:19 | Views: 170510 | Comments: 0

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Thomsonfly B757 Birdstrike (long version)

This video is the long version of Thomsonfly bird strike during take off from manchester. Returning for a emergency landing. ATC included! ;)


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Added: 2477 days ago by JackSpacer

Runtime: 05:18 | Views: 156580 | Comments: 1

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