T 28 crash video - Guatemala

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Re: T 28 crash video - Guatemala

Unread post by flysouth » Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:48 pm

Looks to me like a severe and short-lived bout of airshow fever! It's very common you know.
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Re: T 28 crash video - Guatemala

Unread post by Bakkie » Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:41 pm

Wonders what’s the density altitude there?
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Re: T 28 crash video - Guatemala

Unread post by jimdavis » Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:26 pm

Geeeeez he nearly took those people out! :shock:

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Re: T 28 crash video - Guatemala

Unread post by biffvj » Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:00 pm

The weird thing is that none of the people in that grandstand shot are looking at the plane.
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Re: T 28 crash video - Guatemala

Unread post by Dragon » Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:46 pm

biffvj wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:00 pm
The weird thing is that none of the people in that grandstand shot are looking at the plane.
If you look closely I think you will see they are. The plane is behind the grandstand. Shot is taken with a telephoto lens.
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Re: T 28 crash video - Guatemala

Unread post by biffvj » Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:14 pm

Dragon wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:46 pm
biffvj wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:00 pm
The weird thing is that none of the people in that grandstand shot are looking at the plane.
If you look closely I think you will see they are. The plane is behind the grandstand. Shot is taken with a telephoto lens.
Is the plane behind the grandstand in the first photo?
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Re: T 28 crash video - Guatemala

Unread post by Dragon » Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:46 pm

biffvj wrote:
Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:14 pm
Dragon wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:46 pm
biffvj wrote:
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:00 pm
The weird thing is that none of the people in that grandstand shot are looking at the plane.
If you look closely I think you will see they are. The plane is behind the grandstand. Shot is taken with a telephoto lens.
Is the plane behind the grandstand in the first photo?
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Re: T 28 crash video - Guatemala

Unread post by kudu177 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:15 am

jimdavis wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:49 am
These hot blooded Spaniards tend to get carried away when the flags are flying and the band is playing and the crowd is in festive mood. Not a PC statement, but a fact of life.

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Er, yes, just a tad non-PC, Jim. [-X For one thing, Guatemalans are not "Spaniards".

However, that this happened in in a place like Guatemala barely should barely register a flicker on the WTF-O-Meter. If you agree that corrupt societies produce can produce reckless behaviour among their citizens, well this is a little video proof.

A good friend spent a few years working and investing in the country and offered an interesting perspective on the local rule of law.

Someone wondered about why the pilot was not subject to airshow rules. That would be if a) the country had any airshow display standards -- they probably do, I haven't checked and b) if those rules are ever applied.

Of course, that's not to say that pilots never screw-up in so-called advanced countries. The Shoreham Hunter debacle -- in which people died in similar circumstances to this T-28 crash - is a recent example.
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Re: T 28 crash video - Guatemala

Unread post by jimdavis » Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:56 am

kudu177 wrote:
Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:15 am
jimdavis wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:49 am
These hot blooded Spaniards tend to get carried away when the flags are flying and the band is playing and the crowd is in festive mood. Not a PC statement, but a fact of life.

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Er, yes, just a tad non-PC, Jim. [-X For one thing, Guatemalans are not "Spaniards".
Hair splitting I think. The place was run by the Spanish for something like 300 years and 93% of them speak Spanish - but I get your point. :D

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Re: T 28 crash video - Guatemala

Unread post by Klowdz » Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:59 pm

High AOA! Pulling to buffet probably.. What a shame. :cry:
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