Air Force fighter canopy air burst pilot injured pilot a plane landing
Zhu Zhenhua (left) and Chien-Hsin Chang (right) together. Zhang Shuhua photo on the morning of May 6, Air Force air force flight training, pilots Chien-Hsin Chang and Zhu Zhenhua serious danger in the successful handling of aircraft altitude of 4700 m canopy blasting, safety pilot a plane landing. pilot about the accident after the
Wang Li newspaper special correspondent the tension Cao Zhuanbiao
May 14, Lan empty party committee decision, calling on the region’s forces to the successful handling of major air and special situations the pilot Chien-Hsin Chang and Zhu Zhenhua, learning, and research work for them, please.
May 6 at 21 points, Lan air of a base of deputy chief of staff, Chien-Hsin Chang, with a brigade-owned aviation pilots of the newly converted Zhu Zhenhua take off as planned flying training.
8 to 55 minutes 01 seconds, the plane rose to an altitude of 3000 meters. Rear flight instructor Chien-Hsin Chang guidance Zhu Zhenhua, second dive leap, a sudden “bang” sound, the aircraft back seat hatch burst, powerful airflow instant the Chien-Hsin Chang oxygen mask torn canopy debris hit him in the face. The blood poured out. Zhu Zhenhua also airflow before pushing after the suction head repeatedly hit the cockpit cover. At this point, the aircraft pitch attitude, continuous roll, in critical condition.
canopy have a problem, consult encore! “8:55:28, Zhu Zhenhua report to the ground, while efforts to control the aircraft. Previously, he was only in the type of aircraft with flying time more than 1 hours.
first deceleration, adjust your speed to maintain a high level the ground commander, Brigadier Wen-gang immediately ordered.
At this point, Chien-Hsin Chang face pouring blood has helmet goggles red. He pushed the goggles, the force opened his eyes, and found that the aircraft fell hostage to climb to a height of 5000 meters. He unconsciously stabilize the joystick, non-stop to wipe away the blood on the eyes and goggles.In order to reduce the impact of air, the Chien-Hsin Chang tolerate the pain, the seat fell to the lowest, to lay down the goggles, but the blood dried up on the mirror after a moment, blurred vision, he had again goggles Tuishang Qu the whole face is exposed to the impact of the strong airflow. He firmly in the hands of the speed and height of the aircraft in preparation for the next correct decisions.
aircraft state of instability, the blood pouring non-stop, there are over 2300 hours of flight experience Chien-Hsin Chang is only one idea: be sure to adhere to teeth to assist in the cockpit pilots to fly the aircraft back! Chien-Hsin Chang over and over again, wipe the blood a few minutes, the aircraft from a height of 6000 meters dropping to 2000 m, and continues to decline.
limit the angle of attack! Limit overload! 8:58:25, aircraft alerts. At this point, if improper operation, is likely to cause serious accidents, the consequences could be disastrous.the
critical moment, Chien-Hsin Chang decisively pull the joystick, emergency closing the throttle. Zhu Zhenhua also take the hint, with the tacit understanding. Aircraft at a height of 1900 meters at last level, but the state is still unstable.
inconvenience due to damage to the radio, Chien-Hsin Chang can not be reported to the ground, coupled with the mouth is scratched, and the cockpit call. Zhu Zhenhua look back to the rear cabin, Chien-Hsin Chang’s a blood-red goggles, the injury is unknown, but the linkage operation of the joystick, found that Chien-Hsin Chang was still conscious awareness, is trying to control the aircraft.
59, Chien-Hsin Chang and Zhu Zhenhua, in close coordination, and finally stabilize the aircraft.
commander Wen-gang promptly issued a directive, and guide Zhu Zhenhua encore, while directing the other returning fighters avoid.
9 pm 03 pm, Chien-Hsin Chang After several attempts, and finally bring up the encore mode.
at 12 points 47 seconds, Zhu Zhenhua flying into the traffic pattern, this is his first time in this way landing. Guided by ground command, he stabilized the speed, the landing gear … and Chien-Hsin Chang has been hardest hit with the body to help Zhu Zhenhua’s safe landing.9 am 16 pm, the plane landed on the runway, has long been waiting on the tarmac of the officers and men rushed up. Diagnosis, Chien-Hsin Chang facial laceration 7, head, face a large area of ??contusion, wound up to 6 cm depth of the cheekbones, and bone exposure, face the suture more than 30-pin.
fighters successful return, thanks to the correct and effective ground-based command and the two pilots of good psychological quality, excellent technical and tactical. “Base political commissar Li Feng introduced, such special circumstances is the type of troops and equipment fighter the first time since the encounter, the successful handling of special situations, not only to avoid the huge national property loss, but also created a miracle in the history of the People’s Air Force flight and has accumulated valuable experience for the proper disposal of similar special circumstances.
Photos: I pilot successful handling of the heavy fighter canopy blasting serious danger
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