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March 03, 2008

They Say Any Landing You Walk Away From Is A Good Landing

But this is really pushing that theory to the limits.

It's often unwise to second guess pilots without all the facts but it seems that perhaps a quicker decision to abort, a request to use another runway or a diversion to an alternate airport may have been in order here. Yes, the pilot used great skill in getting the plane down safely but there's an old aviation saying about using superior judgment so you don't have to use your superior skill.

Either way, welcome to Hamburg!


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