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stern.de: Aschewolke könnte sich nach Süden ausdehnen

Die Aschewolke des neuen Vulkanausbruches in Island könnte sich im Laufe der kommenden Tage weit nach Süden ausdehnen. [mehr…]

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National Public Radio: Interview mit Eric Moody, Chefpilot einer B 747, die am 24.Juni 1982 auf dem Flug B 009 von Kuala Lumpur nach Perth, nahe der Küste Indonesiens in eine Vulkan-Aschewolke kam

20. April 2010 Leave a comment

http://www.npr.org/v2/?i=126069593&m=126069556&t=audio

Transcript bei NPR :

As the volcano in Iceland continues to spew ash, flights are grounded across large areas of Europe. And if you wonder why such caution is needed, you can ask retired British Airways Captain Eric Moody. In 1982, Captain Moody was flying near Jakarta, Indonesia when volcanic ash caused all four engines on his Boeing 747 to fail. But Captain Moody landed his airplane. He joins us now from Camberley, England.
Captain Moody, thanks for being with us.
Mr. ERIC MOODY (Retired British Airways Pilot): It’s a pleasure.
SIMON: So your plane’s going down. Oxygen bags are deployed. What do you do?
Mr. MOODY: Gosh, we’d been trying  more…

Captain Eric Moody’s Website