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Message 2136296 - Posted: 26 May 2024, 7:16:37 UTC

Talk about only just making it- the wing tip & it's shadow damn near touched as it went over the last building as it banked to land on the taxiway.
Light plane only metres from crashing.
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Message 2136517 - Posted: 31 May 2024, 6:34:26 UTC

What could go wrong said Murphy.
Labor safety first.

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Message 2136549 - Posted: 31 May 2024, 22:57:59 UTC - in response to Message 2136517.  

What could go wrong said Murphy.
Labor safety first.
That first one is a classic- i think he hit a high-pressure gas main. How it didn't result in a fireball i've no idea.

Ah, here we go-
Post driver hits gas line
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Message 2136559 - Posted: 1 Jun 2024, 3:32:30 UTC
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The Gordie Howe bridge(youtube) being built between Canada and the US has a height problem, the decks on one side is 6" higher than the other side.
This is between Windsor Ontario Canada and Detroit Michigan USA. The US is to the right since the Canadian side already completed their deck.

Somebody will be adjusting the cables on the American side so they match the Canadian side, at least once the 36' final section pieces are installed.
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Message 2136978 - Posted: 11 Jun 2024, 21:31:55 UTC

Why Women should not be driving cars when they have high heels on.
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Message 2137055 - Posted: 13 Jun 2024, 10:54:46 UTC

GPS interference prevented Finnair's airplane from landing in Joensuu
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On Tuesday morning, a Finnair aircraft traveling from Helsinki to Joensuu at 6.35 was unable to land due to GPS interference. After some time, the captain decided to return to Helsinki, resulting in the cancellation of the return flight from Joensuu to Helsinki.

Joensuu is the regional capital of North Karelia, and the city’s eastern region borders to Russia.

Kajsa Tikkanen, Finnair’s chief of communications, explained that Joensuu airport is one of few airports in Finland that only uses satellite based GPS navigation in guiding aircraft during the approach. Hence, if GPS interference appears the aircraft is not allowed to initiate or continue the approach.

Tikkanen noted that GPS interference usually lasts only a few minutes, but this time it persisted, resulting in the captain’s decision to return to Helsinki.
I still do not understand why Russia interferes with GPS everywhere and up to Karelia in Finland. I understand why they do it in the Black Sea, but not the Baltics.
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Message 2137058 - Posted: 13 Jun 2024, 12:22:24 UTC - in response to Message 2137055.  

Probably cause they can do so, otherwise your guess is as good as mine is.
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Message 2137059 - Posted: 13 Jun 2024, 12:41:36 UTC

Given the current war footing. Do you want GPS guided munitions hitting targets?

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Message 2137077 - Posted: 13 Jun 2024, 19:52:16 UTC

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Message 2137146 - Posted: 15 Jun 2024, 10:36:30 UTC

Taking a selfies is okay as long as you do it safely.

Cyclist suffers minor injuries when struck by train while taking selfies

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Message 2137279 - Posted: 18 Jun 2024, 16:35:37 UTC

One driver who "forgot" to finish his job properly:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/articles/c13310pzepro

How the "£$%^&*() didn't he notice the drag of that monster sail?
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Message 2137282 - Posted: 18 Jun 2024, 17:31:16 UTC

Rob, you get these employees all the time.
My stepmoms brother is a mechanic and was servicing a similar lorry. He had drained both the oil and radiator coolant from it. He had taped a warning note across the steering wheel stating what he had done and not to drive the lorry. He was called away for another repair job. When he returned the lorry was gone. Not long after that a call was received about a stranded lorry. He and the boss went out to the lorry and asked if the driver had read the note taped to the steering wheel. The driver said “What note?” They looked in the lorry cab and found it crumpled up in the passenger floorboard. And you can guess how the rest of this story goes…

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Message 2137431 - Posted: 21 Jun 2024, 20:50:25 UTC

Southwest is back under the spotlight yet again.

An investigation is underway after a Boeing 737 belonging to a US airline descended over a residential neighbourhood nowhere hear a runway.

A Boeing jet belonging to a major US airline inexplicably dived while landing in a major city flying less than 150 metres (500 feet) over a residential neighbourhood — setting off altitude alarms and frightening residents.

The dangerously low flight of low cost airline Southwest Airlines flight 4069 from Las Vegas to Oaklahoma City was recorded by transponders, and caught to notice of air traffic controllers, reported The New York Post.

Shortly after midnight on Tuesday, the Boeing 737-800 passed by Yukon High School, in the city’s west, after it was cleared to land at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City, newspaper The Oklahoman reported.

“Southwest 4069, low altitude alert,” an air traffic controller warned. “You good out there?”.....
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Message 2137433 - Posted: 21 Jun 2024, 21:36:49 UTC - in response to Message 2137431.  

That reminds me of this very recent 'incident':


Investigation launched after Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 drops 'within 400ft' of Pacific Ocean
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The jet plunged at a maximum descent rate of about 4,400ft per minute off the coast of Hawaii before climbing back up to safety...



Connections?...


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Message 2137441 - Posted: 21 Jun 2024, 23:55:46 UTC - in response to Message 2137433.  

Connections?...
Southwest pilot training!
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Message 2137445 - Posted: 22 Jun 2024, 1:06:02 UTC - in response to Message 2137433.  

Connections?...

Juan Browne has a great video of this pilot error
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mb3PNASDbh4
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