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AA landing in Tegucigalpa, prior to May 2009 984 ft extension increasing the length of the runway from 6112 ft to its current 7096 ft., combined with further blasting of hill on approach which somewhat decreases the risks and approach angle.
A Boeing 737 cockpit view of the approach and landing into the Tegucigalpa airport located in Honduras. Tegucigalpa (TGU) is considered by many to be one of the world's most dangerous airports due to; the steep approach required; elevation; short, sloping runway and high terrain in very close proximity.
This approach was so dangerous that they closed the airport. I shot it with my cell phone held up against the window. Notice how long the wing stays down in the turn, and how close it gets to the ground before the pilot levels the plane for landing!
Toncontín International Airport (IATA: TGU, ICAO: MHTG) is a civil and military airport that serves Tegucigalpa, Honduras. It is 6 km away from Tegucigalpa's centre. The airport's single runway is 2025 m (6132 feet) in length and is at an altitude of 1090 m (3,297 feet). Boeing 757s are the largest aircraft that can land at Toncontin, as it is one of the shortest international runways in the world. During the Football War of 1969, Toncontin was a major target for the Salvadorian air force, and it was bombed on several occasions. In 2000, the airport handled 6,895,267 tonnes of cargo, 12,911 aircraft and 364,141 passengers. Toncontin International Airport has 4 gates (2 in the new terminal), 2 baggage claim belts, 150 short term parking spaces, a post office, a bank, a bureau de...
Toncontín International Airport (IATA: TGU, ICAO: MHTG) or Teniente Coronel Hernán Acosta Mejía Airport is a civil and military airport located 6 km (4 mi) from the centre of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The History Channel programme Most Extreme Airports ranks it as the second most dangerous airport in the world. The approach to the airport is considered to be one of the most difficult in the world to all aircraft, especially in inclement weather conditions. ALL VIDEOS ARE USED WITH COPYRIGHT OWNERS PERMISSION or WITH CREATIVE COMMONS LICENSE ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you are copyright owner and FIND ANY MISTAKE IN YOUR CREDIT, please message me here: https://www.youtube.com/user/sfranche/about I will fix it...
Este material no es de mi pertenencia. Es para uso educativo, NO COMERCIAL. Imagenes y videos son propiedad de HISTORY CHANNEL tuhistory.com Los diez aeropuertos mas peligrosos del mundo, aparece el aeropuerto Toncontin como el segundo mas peligroso.
May 2015. This approach and landing is considered one of the most technical and dangerous in the world.
Had to get some time to go spotting at MHTG.
http://tinyurl.com/airsafe-taca - The aircraft was on a scheduled international flight from San Salvador, El Salvador, to Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The aircraft landed, overran the runway, went down an embankment, and struck several vehicles. One of the six crew members and two of the 118 passengers were killed. Two people outside the aircraft were also killed.
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people singing a farewell to someone at Tegucigalpa, Honduras airport as if he/she were dying instead of taking a flight. This should not be allowed because if someone that has a fobia toward flying is present, this must be unpleaseant.