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  • Can The Boeing 747 Fly On One Engine?

    05/09/2020 8:25:14 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 86 replies
    Simple Flying ^ | 9 May 2020 | Chris Loh
    1982: The flight of BA9 It was back in 1982 when a British Airways Boeing 747 flew into a cloud of volcanic ash over Indonesia. Due to the airborne particles ingested, all four engines shut off. Technology.org quotes the captain as saying: “Ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking. We have a small problem. All four engines have stopped. We are doing our damnedest to get them going again. I trust you are not in too much distress”. With all four engines not functioning, the aircraft began to glide down towards the earth. Thankfully, one engine eventually regained function...