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Update! See The Damage From The Terrifying Indonesian Airliner Controlled Crash Landing

It’s hard to know where to start with what’s wrong with this landing…all of it. Every single bit.

New video has emerged from the crash landing of a Boeing 737 on an unstabilized approach into Bhutan that shows the crash/landing from the ramp of the airport—the video below is from the cockpit—and from a post-flight walk-around of the plane. The damage is severe, and some of it will make you wonder how it happened.

As we wrote last week, this video of a terrible and terrifying landing of a 737 in Bhutan, which is blowing up on the interwebs, is of the worst landings we’ve ever seen that didn’t involve ambulances. It will freak you out, no two ways about it. With the excessive bank angle and sink rate warnings and horns blaring away, the pilot is this close to being dead, along with the crew (the freighter carried no passengers), as he slams it down on the runway in an arrival that can only be categorized as “survivable.”

Check it out, but as you do, be assured that everyone walked away. The 737, we’re hoping, suffered no structural damage, but who’s to say. Watch it and decide for yourself. But, again, be forewarned, it is not for the faint of heart.


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