July 23, 1983. The day when a Boeing crashes dry for 10 000 metres - The Point

On July 23, 1983, the 61 passengers of the boeing B767-Air Canada, linking Ottawa and Edmonton drowsy, bouquinent or cruise the hostesses... Still two hours of

July 23, 1983. The day when a Boeing crashes dry for 10 000 metres - The Point


On July 23, 1983, the 61 passengers of the boeing B767-Air Canada, linking Ottawa and Edmonton drowsy, bouquinent or cruise the hostesses... Still two hours of flight before arriving at the destination. In the cockpit, it is the routine. Captain Bob Pearson and first officer Maurice Quintal were the automation of a driver of a bus which travels along the same line for twenty years. It was then that an alarm goes off : beep ! beep ! beep ! beep !

The two men throw a look at their electronic screens. Apparently, the fuel pump feeding the left engine broke down. This can...

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