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B737 - freight door open in flight

Unread post by HJK 414 » Tue Aug 24, 2021 9:23 am

This Aerosucre 737 took off and crew found freight door open
Returned to field for landing
No one hurt ......... pfffff








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Re: B737 - freight door open in flight

Unread post by jimdavis » Tue Aug 24, 2021 10:33 am

You wouldn't think that possible. How many bolts or locking-pins, or whatever they are called, must be in their holes when the door is properly closed? And surely the DOOR UNSAFE light must be blazing in the cockpit. I find this very odd unless it was a crappy operation which didn't gave a damn about minimum equipment and a hundred other safety rules.

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Re: B737 - freight door open in flight

Unread post by ddevos » Tue Aug 24, 2021 11:29 am

I think a good couple of people have some explaining to do, the ground crew for not closing the door and also not even making sure that it is closed properly, and the pilots for not doing their checks properly. Unbelievable...
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Re: B737 - freight door open in flight

Unread post by dr727 » Tue Aug 24, 2021 1:34 pm

thank Mr Boeing for building a strong aircraft
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Re: B737 - freight door open in flight

Unread post by Burner » Tue Aug 24, 2021 2:21 pm

It's happened before, as recently as Feb this year. A 757-200 from DHL UK, which isn't exactly a ''fly by night operation''... well they are, but not in the negative sense!!
https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/757 ... in-flight/

Then also this DC-8 in 1989
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Re: B737 - freight door open in flight

Unread post by p38 » Tue Aug 24, 2021 2:26 pm

jimdavis wrote:
Tue Aug 24, 2021 10:33 am
You wouldn't think that possible. How many bolts or locking-pins, or whatever they are called, must be in their holes when the door is properly closed? And surely the DOOR UNSAFE light must be blazing in the cockpit. I find this very odd unless it was a crappy operation which didn't gave a damn about minimum equipment and a hundred other safety rules.

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Re: B737 - freight door open in flight

Unread post by Keith Quixley » Tue Aug 24, 2021 3:25 pm

p38 wrote:
Tue Aug 24, 2021 2:26 pm

Search Aerosucre on Youtube and your observation about bad operations will be confirmed. You will find plenty of similar material


The first video shows what happens when they don't retract the landing gear as in the second video.
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Re: B737 - freight door open in flight

Unread post by African Flyer » Fri Sep 10, 2021 6:08 pm

p38 wrote:
Tue Aug 24, 2021 2:26 pm
jimdavis wrote:
Tue Aug 24, 2021 10:33 am
You wouldn't think that possible. How many bolts or locking-pins, or whatever they are called, must be in their holes when the door is properly closed? And surely the DOOR UNSAFE light must be blazing in the cockpit. I find this very odd unless it was a crappy operation which didn't gave a damn about minimum equipment and a hundred other safety rules.

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Search Aerosucre on Youtube and your observation about bad operations will be confirmed. You will find plenty of similar material


Yip. Seen plenty of Aerosucre videos. I'm just waiting for all of their planes to crash
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Re: B737 - freight door open in flight

Unread post by Wingnutter » Tue Sep 14, 2021 9:43 pm

Burner wrote:
Tue Aug 24, 2021 2:21 pm
A 757-200 from DHL UK, which isn't exactly a ''fly by night operation''... well they are, but not in the negative sense!!
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Re: B737 - freight door open in flight

Unread post by Airplaneguy9 » Thu Sep 16, 2021 11:32 am

Average shady South American airline :roll:
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