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Qantas QF32

Episode 6: John Bartels & QF30

| April 17, 2011 | 13 Comments

Qantas Flight 30 (QF30) was a Qantas Boeing 747-438 (construction number 25067 & registered in Australia as VH-OJK). QF30 was a scheduled flight from London to Melbourne with a stopover in Hong Kong on 25 July 2008. The flight was interrupted when an oxygen tank exploded causing a fuselage rupture just forward of the starboard wing root. There were no injuries and the plane made an emergency (rapid) descent and… Continue Reading

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Episode 4: Bo Corby & NWA Flight 41 into Tehran

Episode 4: Bo Corby & NWA Flight 41 into Tehran

| November 11, 2010 | 22 Comments

On June 19, 2005 at 0435 in the morning Tehran local time, Northwest Airlines Flight 41 made an emergency landing at the Meherabad International Airport in Tehran, Iran, the first American air carrier to land in Iran in 26 years. Iran is considered to be a hostile country by the US Government and relations between the two countries are poor.

NWA Flight 41 was operated with a DC-10 EER… Continue Reading

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