North Star BT67 put down on lake

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Re: North Star BT67 put down on lake

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Oh god.


NICE! :lol:
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Oh god.


NICE!
What??

That's an actual photo. They really did that to one or two planes.
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https://youtu.be/pJ6zTZuq5zw

Good video of it on floats.
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Yes we got it out late Tues
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Re: North Star BT67 put down on lake

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Nice work! How’s it looking?
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DougRonan wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:24 pm
Yes we got it out late Tues

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What is your take on what happened?
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I'm glad they went to investigate but the company has had 3 weeks to do whatever they want to the aircraft. Due to any possible insurance claims they might have a vested interest in influencing the investigation.
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boeingboy wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:39 pm
What??

That's an actual photo. They really did that to one or two planes.
There's one still flying down in the states I think.
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Victory wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:51 pm
I'm glad they went to investigate but the company has had 3 weeks to do whatever they want to the aircraft. Due to any possible insurance claims they might have a vested interest in influencing the investigation.
I believe the aircraft was sitting in the lake probably related to why TC didn’t investigate earlier
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Re: North Star BT67 put down on lake

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Any truth to the story that someone pulled back the condition levers (red handles) instead the of the props after takeoff. Apparently the condition levers are bent and embedded in the front of the pedestal by the PIC when they realized what had just happened....
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If the condition lever story were true, wouldn't the ignitions relight the engines? Sure it would probably wreck the turbines, but at least there would be power again. Not sure how the ignition system works on a Basler.
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goingnowherefast wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:53 am
If the condition lever story were true, wouldn't the ignitions relight the engines? Sure it would probably wreck the turbines, but at least there would be power again. Not sure how the ignition system works on a Basler.
Now that was insightful. The last sentence sums it up nicely though.
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Re: North Star BT67 put down on lake

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Illya Kuryakin wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:47 am
goingnowherefast wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:53 am
If the condition lever story were true, wouldn't the ignitions relight the engines? Sure it would probably wreck the turbines, but at least there would be power again. Not sure how the ignition system works on a Basler.
Now that was insightful. The last sentence sums it up nicely though.
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It's pretty safe to assume there's a continuous or automatic ignition system. If you're so smart, how about providing some useful information.
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goingnowherefast wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:34 am
[quote="Illya Kuryakin" post_id=<a href="tel:1084404">1084404</a> time=<a href="tel:1563551226">1563551226</a> user_id=43858]
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If the condition lever story were true, wouldn't the ignitions relight the engines? Sure it would probably wreck the turbines, but at least there would be power again. Not sure how the ignition system works on a Basler.
Now that was insightful. The last sentence sums it up nicely though.
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It's pretty safe to assume there's a continuous or automatic ignition system. If you're so smart, how about providing some useful information.
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If this story is true, which I think it is at this point, putting the condition levers back forward after shutting them off will do one of three things: relight the engine without consequence, relight the engine with consequence (melt it to an oblivion), or absolutely nothing at all. What happened here was likely scenario number three.
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For autoignition to work at all, it has to be on.
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Re: North Star BT67 put down on lake

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Any further updates to this air-frame? Has it been ferried or repaired?
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A photo posted to Facebook today shows the Basler flying out of Fort Hope airport. Good job recovery and repair crews!
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Is there a link?
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Re: North Star BT67 put down on lake

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So... it really wasn’t fuel tanks full of air that caused two PT6s to fail simultaneously?
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iflyforpie wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:43 am
So... it really wasn’t fuel tanks full of air that caused two PT6s to fail simultaneously?
No, second hand version I have is two condition levels pulled instead of props by the f/o.
I do fancy more details to this story though...
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Re: North Star BT67 put down on lake

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Any updates on this aircraft?
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