News Plane crashes at U.K. airshow, kills at least 7 (VIDEO)

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  1. kinneyjames

    kinneyjames Well-Known Member

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    Can somebody explain what went wrong here just judging by this video? Could this be a mechanical failure? The pilots seems to be trying to level the plane after the giant loop so i don't think he was passed out for whatever reason (be it a heart attack or something).
     
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    Looks like pilot error. He completed the loop but was to close to the ground at the end. You can see the jet pulling up hard but it was to late by then.
     
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    maroon Well-Known Member Banned User

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    he zigged when he shoulda zagged, very technical
     
  6. Shortwave98

    Shortwave98 A-Number 1 Banned User

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    Snoopy and the Red Baron going at it again?:eek:
     
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    Sounds legit. Thanks.
     
  8. Limo Wreck

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    Looks like he forgot to set his altimeter.
     
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    He was demonstrating how Muslims fly airplanes.
     
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    thats fucked up, just sitting in traffic and BOOM

    RIP
     
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    How fucked up to die in a plane crash while driving in a car.
     
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    Apparently the pilot was pulled alive from the wreckage, although I don't think you can say the same for the dude in this Limousine;-
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    Below the hard deck doesn't count. :splat:
     
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    At least he found a picturesque place to crash
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    Somehow the pilot may have managed to survive, at least initially. Local reports say pilot was pulled away from debris. In this picture, looks like the canopy of the plane is open. That object on fire at top left may be ejector seat.

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    Cool
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    Looks like he aimed for them.
     
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    From The Daily Mail "The Hawker Hunter plane (pictured) is believed to be in a bush" :haha:
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    "The WV372 model, which crashed at Shoreham Airshow at lunchtime today, was built for the Royal Air Force at a factory in Kingston-upon-Thames in the 1950s"
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    I wouldn't want to be trying that manoeuvre in a jet built in 1950.
     
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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    looped too close to the ground. You lose a ton of altitude coming out of it and maybe the pilot was used to more powerful modern craft. Stupid waste of life.
     
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    Great, I'm going to watch the Thunderbirds tomorrow here in Northern Nevada.
     
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