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This is Not Normal!

07/10/2019 9:50 AM

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07/10/2019 10:21 AM

Taking a cellphone video is nice for us to see. But, I hope somebody alerted the pilot.

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07/10/2019 10:41 AM

Ingested a wayward drone, perhaps?...

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07/10/2019 2:35 PM

I think that is the front end cap from the engine turbine. The cap that should be covering the bearings and the red glow from combustion. That is not a drone.

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07/10/2019 11:16 AM

You'r right. They're going to have to repaint that spinner. and use a little thread lock too.

..that's up there on the list of things you don't want to see when looking out the window.

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07/10/2019 3:56 PM

...And, just who checked its' boarding ticket?...

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07/10/2019 7:40 PM

..that's a little further up the list!

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07/11/2019 11:47 AM

... and ''high tolerance'' is getting rarer and rarer all the time...

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07/10/2019 11:51 AM

Fortunately, the engines on the aircraft (MD-88) are mounted on the fuselage so that the loss of one engine does not generate a large yaw force.

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07/11/2019 5:29 AM

It appears that the engine has partially disintegrated, possible bird strike, and the air speed is turning some bits left of the turbine, rubbing them against each other and causing sparks.

It is normal for the circumstances, sadly!

Fuel will have been shut off by the pilot and the fire extinguisher activated, so danger is very small, but of course the passengers will be FAR from happy.....

Under the same circumstances, neither would I!

But the aircraft did not crash, as we have here a rather interesting video proving that, that someone was "cool" enough to shoot!!

Thanks for the video. I hope that I never see anything similar, first hand!!

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