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Discovery Curiosity Series: Plane Crash, credited with saving passengers during Lion Air crash

A recent article on ABC News Explore credits Broken Wing’s B-727 crash with possibly saving lives during the Lion Air crash. While flattering, I think it is still too early in the investigation to determine that. Certainly the brace position

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Lion Air Crash: initial reports of possible windshear

Initial reports are pointing to a possible wind-shear, that pushed the Lion Air flight into the ocean, short of the runway at Ngurah Rai Airport in Bali. Wind-shear can be concentrated in micro-burst events that can, and have, literally pushed

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