The Canadian Press

2001-08-28 | Emergency Landing Piche

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The pilot credited with saving the lives of the passengers and crew of an Air Transat Airbus on August 24th said he was trained for the job -- but still surprised he had to do it. Robert Piche (roh-BAYR' PEE'-shay) told a Montreal news conference about what he did when a major fuel leak rendered his plane powerless. (The pilot said initially he thought he would have to land in the sea.)

Date: 2001-08-28
Placeline: MONTREAL, Quebec.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 28 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << and the first engine quit on us so that wasn't what you just to do a lot of pressure do to do to take care of the engine and maybe 10 minutes after the other one thing on this again so we can back here like for primary flight was not much play with when you're not going to make the landing so we did manage to plan that the aircraft to fly the aircraft all the way down today >>