Location: Here,There,Everywhere!!! My question is basically how often does accidental deployment of slides occur. It occurred at the left rear door. I work for United Airlines, but I don't speak for the company. Why the people in the background are laughing with this misfortune is another question.

Posts: 150; Joined: Fri May 21, 2010 9:48 pm; USER_STATUS: OFF_LINE; Re: Virgin 744 slide deployment @ MAN #20698161. No one was on board at the time. EVACUATION SLIDE AND SLIDE/RAFT RELIABILITY Jason T. Fedok Survival Factors Investigator National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Washington, DC 20594 ABSTRACT This paper will discuss the various issues involved with evacuation slide and slide/raft reliability including design, deployment intervals, maintenance practices, and FAA regulations. Just read that US Airways are introducing a red velcro strap across the door handle of their A320s to act as a 'reminder' to crew when the door is armed and to try to prevent their rash of inadvertant slide deployments.

"A slide was inadvertently deployed by a maintenance worker during a routine check on a West Air Airbus A320-200 aircraft (Registration B-1629) at the gate at CKG," said a source familiar with the matter. By John Walton → Facebook; Twitter; When aircraft emergency evacuation slides deploy by accident, it’s a significant issue, both for cost reasons and for the safety of flight crew, ground staff and passengers. Posts: 73 Which 737???? Anyone else see this? Passenger on: A319/A320, A380, 737, 747-400, 757, 767, 777, 787-8/9 Finally got on a 747! It's as iff the door has been caught or pulled in the wrong direction? Slide deployment in strong winds. The 787 door articulates like the A320/330/340 B777 door such that the interior-facing side of the door remains facing inward, but here that interior facing side appears to face sideways.

View Full Version : Inadvertant Slide Deployment A320. On a currently unknown date, the emergency slide of the rear left exit on this JetSMART Airbus A320 (CC-AWE) was accidentally deployed. Reply.

A passenger in an Interjet Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft in Mérida (MMMD-MID) in the Yucatan Peninsula bound to Havana felt "too hot" and opened the door for fresh air.Temperatures in humid Mérida can be very high, usually in the 36-38 Celsius range; according to some passengers they sat in the aircraft with no air conditioning for more than an hour. jakubz . 12th Mar 2009, 15:02 #2 MrFixer!!! Inadvertent Slide Deployment 3rd Triennial International Aircraft Fire and Cabin Safety Research Conference Atlantic City Oct. 22-25, 2001 Dr. Dieter Reisinger Director Flight … This caused the emergency slide to deploy. Was leaving work at PIT tonight and noticed the emergency slide on the America West A319 inbound had deployed accidentally. This Gulf Air Airbus A320 just arrived at its parking position when suddenly the slide deployed.

This particular video utilizes a single-lane evacuation slide that can be detached for use as a flotation device. Tried the search function, but no luck... Has anybody reliable information up to what wind speeds (head/cross) slides on the 737 will be usable in case of an evacuation?

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Reminds me a bit of the 'flag' we put across the B737 window. This is an Airbus training video for the deployment of the floor level exits found at the front and rear of Airbus A318/A319/A320/A321 series aircraft.

Could it have been caught not he jet bridge or something? The incident was captured on video and can be seen in the Twitter post below: The incident was captured on video and can be seen in the Twitter post below: Emergency slide accidentally deployed on Virgin Atlantic 747 yesterday at Manchester Airport. Join Date: Apr 2008.