Manage episode 302414657 series 2639781
A heavy crosswind pushes an aircraft off the runway during takeoff. Continental Airlines Flight 1404 is getting ready for takeoff when they notice a strong crosswind. The winds are below the maxium speed allowed, but as they begin takeoff, the wind becomes too powerful and the aircraft rolls off the runway. How powerful were these winds and why couldn't the pilots fight it? Find out on this episode of Black Box Down.
Sponsored by HelloFresh (http://hellofresh.com/blackboxdown14 and use code blackboxdown14) Gabi (http://gabi.com/blackboxdown) and The Jordan Harbinger Show (http://jordanharbinger.com/start)
Take Our Survey!: https://bit.ly/blackboxdownsurvey
Find us on social media and buy our merch here! https://linktr.ee/BlackBoxDownPod
Black Box Down Crash Simulator: https://roosterteeth.com/watch/black-box-down-1
Tales From The Stinky Dragon: https://link.chtbl.com/stinkydragon