BURBANK, California – A Southwest Airlines jet came to Thursday on Thursday during heavy rain at Burbank Airport near Los Angeles. Unless for concrete blocks designed to crumble and slow down the plane, the flight could have ended very violently.
Oakland-to-Burbank 737 stopped just a few yards from a fence and a highway. It took a few minutes for the 112 passengers to realize what happened.
“We started skiing, and then he started braking even more aggressively and then he thought of” braked! “” Yvonne Dorr said. “
” It was a point where the tail end of the plane began to drift slightly to the right so it felt like it was resolved a bit and I think it’s when people began to get a little worried, “said Josh Novarez. [1
9659002] The Southwest beam was wrapped in a soft sandy material placed at the end of the paved paths. It is designed to prevent the plan from being exceeded even further.
The material was not in place nearly two decades ago on exactly the same landing runway when a Southwest radiation shot off the track and injured more passengers.
“This is what the device is designed to do – stop it from entering the highways, stop it from entering the water and stop it from leaving the airport,” says CBS News, aviation consultant Mark Rosenker .
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