Two dead in Grumman Mallard crash in Australia

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Two dead in Grumman Mallard crash in Australia

Postby Not_Karl » Sat Jan 28, 2017 1:46 pm

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Re: Two dead in Grumman Mallard crash in Australia

Postby Gabriel » Sat Jan 28, 2017 3:58 pm

These photos and videos focus too much in the impact.
In this link below (in Spanish) you have longer clips that capture also the onset of the situation.

Still, they are not good enough to tell if it was a stall in a turn, or if it was a badly managed left engine failure, which IMHO are the 2 most plausible scenarios.

http://www.infobae.com/america/mundo/20 ... -multitud/

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Re: Two dead in Grumman Mallard crash in Australia

Postby 3WE » Sat Jan 28, 2017 4:45 pm

Young 3BS: No way in hell will I ever ever ever ever fall out of the sky in a stall.

Older 3BS: Maybe it's not that easy.

This did seem to unfold in a seemingly fast manner with no particularly unusual attitudes.
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Re: Two dead in Grumman Mallard crash in Australia

Postby elaw » Sun Jan 29, 2017 6:19 pm

Or maybe an engine failure with just not enough time to manage it?

It looks to me like the bank angle goes from about 25 degrees to near 90 in about 3 seconds.
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Re: Two dead in Grumman Mallard crash in Australia

Postby 3WE » Sun Jan 29, 2017 11:28 pm

1. Or maybe an engine failure with just not enough time to manage it?

2. It looks to me like the bank angle goes from about 25 degrees to near 90 in about 3 seconds.
1. But just nose over, speed must be monitored, only cowboy idiots would fail to do that.

2. Yes...a little human hesitation analyzing WTF moments and it's over, and maybe it isn't such an idiot move.
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Re: Two dead in Grumman Mallard crash in Australia

Postby flyboy2548m » Sun Jan 29, 2017 11:43 pm

Looks a lot like Kernel But Holland's crash.
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