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Very steep landing in an ATR (Video)

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2000 ft-- 1NM, and awful landing because of a jam in the pitch trim (www.youtube.com) More...

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onceastudentpilot
tim mitchell 4
Ooooooh heck no....somebody must have gone to Flight Sim U...lol
n111ma
n111ma 4
How about simply making a 360 on final....or some "S" turns to loose a little more altitude?
N0626JC
N0626JC 2
Totally agree. I mean at least fly a couple of circles to get down low enough. I mean a jam pitch trim isn't enough of an aircraft the size of an ATR to do that kind of approach. I do hope that the passengers survivied the landing.
doubleaauctions46
Aaron Bradley 1
Hey is this the Tim that teaches at KFDW??
Jonesie22469
Ivor Jones 1
Why ? They got it down didn't they !!
onceastudentpilot
tim mitchell 1
sorry wrong Tim
notaperfectpilot
WOW! I have seen some pilots do some interesting landings (like a CRJ landing on a 5800ft runway but touching down at least half way down)but this one is a little crazy! You could definitely tell they were way too high...I am surprised that the didn't go around!
FlyAuburn
Why would a jam in the pitch trim force this kind of approach?
jimquinndallas
Jim Quinn 2
Navy carrier aviator, or what? I would have to call this the 'kamikaze approach'. Similar to the overhead 360, but without the 360. Can they still use the airplane?
MatthewRDukes
Matthew Dukes 1
There were lucky that they did not hurt any body
mof8727
A steep approach is not the cause of a garbage landing, period. These clowns should not have jobs.
earnestfour
earnestfour 1
I would like to see that from the ground! I would sure have hated to be a passenger on that plane.!
Av8nut
That was no 3 degree glide slope ;)
USAFcptnShades
What a thrill!
HunterTS4
Toby Sharp 1
Top Comment on YouTube for this video......"LOL that's how I land on FSX"
genethemarine
Gene spanos 1
Jet jockey for sure
whip5209
Ken McIntyre 1
The pilots are very lucky they didn't plant their aircraft...
MatthewRDukes
Matthew Dukes -7
THAT WAS A HARD LANDING. IF I WAS ON THE PLANE I WOULD HAVE SICK ALL OF THE PLACE. I WAS WOUNDERING WHAT WAS GOING ON IN THERE HEAD WHEN THE WARNING WAS TELLING THEM TO PULL UP?

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