Airbus plane crash

Posted by LearnThai on Dec. 24, 2009 The Thailand ForumThis brand spanking new Airbus 340-600, once the largest passenger airplane ever built, sits just outside its hangar in Toulouse, France without a single hour of airtime.Enter the Arab flight crew of Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies (ADAT) to conduct pre-delivery tests on the ground, such as engine run-ups prior to delivery to Etihad Airways in Abu Dhabi.The ADAT crew taxied the A340-600 to the run-up area.Then they took all Four engines to takeoff power with a virtually empty aircraft. Not having read the run-up manuals, they had no clue just how light an empty A340-600 really is.The takeoff warning horn was flashing and blaring away in the cockpit, because they had all 4 engines at full power. The aircraft computers thought they were trying to take off, but they had obviously not configured the flaps/slats etc properly for take off, so the computer set off all a stream of warning lights and sounds.Then one of the ADAT crew decided to pull out the circuit breake

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