New Lion Air 737 overshoots runway in Bali on 4/13/13

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  1. secretsea18
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    http://news.yahoo.com/investigators-probe-lion-air-crash-bali-043454778.html


    Fortunately everyone aboard survived and the reported injuries were not critical.
     
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    It did not overshoot the runway. It came up short. Pretty much every media outlet got that wrong initially.
     
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    I also read that wind shear may have been involved!:eek:
     
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    That is the most likely explanation at this point given the unofficial reports trickling out from the pilot interviews. Until they are official we won't know for sure, but at least one source is reporting that the pilot attempted to initiate a "go around" and was unable to do so because of weather-related issues.
     
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    I know. And based on the plane being pointing towards the runway, the plane did come up short. But that was the way it was reported in the article.
     
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    Some of the pictures of the "sea lion" are pretty amazing. It was lucky they landed in warm shallow water.
     
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