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Business jet was slow to accelerate for takeoff, then could not be stopped.
by Mark Lacagnina
An Airbus nearly overran a wayward Pilatus.
The Falcon’s wheel brakes overheated during a series of accelerate-stop runs.
An arrestor bed saved a regional jet from plunging down a steep slope.
Several critical systems were not available for the emergency landing.
No taxi briefing, no taxiway signs and a nonassertive controller contributed to a risky takeoff.
Calculations using the A340’s landing weight, rather than its takeoff weight, led to a ‘sluggish’…
Ditching the A320 on the river was the only viable option after a bird strike.
The 747 flight crew was unaware that most of the leading-edge flaps had retracted on…
The A320’s nose was raised too high after the hard touchdown.