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originally posted by: kuhl
a reply to: Rocker2013
While no expert if a mayday sent I would agree mechanical failure if no mayday sent plane may have exploded can someone with more education on this tell me did the plane come down at a quicker descent rate than just loss of controls/power/engines
originally posted by: Zaphod58
The pilots radioed a mayday, and dropped from 38,000 feet to 7,000 feet in nine minutes.
originally posted by: flammadraco
a reply to: Ivar_Karlsen
After the incident from your link, Large aircraft use hot gases diverted from the engines to remove ice from flight-critical surfaces, meaning this kind of incident should not occur any more?