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  • Reports that a "West Air" CRJ-200 has gone missing in northern Sweden

    https://twitter.com/flightradar24/st...00016693534720
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    Officials: Swedish postal flight carrying 2 people crashes in Northern Sweden; rescue crews responding.
    https://twitter.com/BreakingNews/sta...04245927702528

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    • #3
      Some updates:

      West Air Sweden Flight PT294 CRJ-200 Crash

      Update in A.net forum


      RIP to the Pilots and their families. Always a sad day to lose an aviators.

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      • #4
        By the photos here...

        http://avherald.com/h?article=4920a18a&opt=0

        ... it looks like a vertical dive and hitting the ground essentially in one piece (although some smaller parts, an elevator, a slat..., might have separated causing the vertical dive in the first place).

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        • #5
          If the msn (7010) is correct, then this was originally a -100 and probably the oldest still flying. I have flown the very next one produced (msn 7011) numerous times. Amazingly, that airplane still soldiers on in Africa.

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          • #6
            Ok, grossly speculative, but this would mark the second time an "empty" CRJ has crashed...were the pilots taking some liberties up there near coffin corner and lost control and/or broke something?
            Les règles de l'aviation de base découragent de longues périodes de dur tirer vers le haut.

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