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, QC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 28 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << and the first engine went on us so that was on the pushes you to do a lot of pressure to do the cigarette engine and maybe ten minutes after the other one thing on us again so we came back a like to work for my flight was not much play with whenever a second chance to, to make the landing so we didn't manage to plan the aircraft to fly the aircraft all the way down to the S. right for >>

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