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Truly -- video of a deadly 747 cargo plane crash in Afghanistan.
This is dash cam video from a truck on the perimeter of the airport it just happen to catch these huge 747.
Just after take off.
It reaches an altitude on climb -- about 12100 feet from the jet plummets to the ground the seven American pilots and crew members on board were killed.
-- for that reason we want to warn you the video which we will show is very disturbing.
The plane finally explodes into a giant fireball killing all seven people on board Peter goals.
His former managing director of the National Transportation Safety Board and also someone who worked on.
A plane crash investigation.
-- took place in Afghanistan.
Peter I know that one of the things you do with the NTSB's you do not jump to conclusions.
On first glance at the video and I know you've seen the full thing what are your thoughts.
Well it looks like.
The aircraft got as you said got to about 12100 feet that installed.
And the pilot attempted to recover and he simply ran out of air space but you're right you know we've seen these kinds of accidents before and cargo.
97 -- -- airplane.
Some cargo got loose pitch to the back of the plane.
The plane pitched up stalled crashed outside of Miami.
We saw a similar accident in Sacramento.
And everyone believed there would get who was cargo getting loose.
Because the performance of the plane was very similar.
We found out -- that accident though that in fact a elevator of the aircraft in the cable connecting it had failed in the pilot simply could not control the airplane and so it's a little soon.
To speculate but certainly attention is going to be focused.
On the cargo.
What happened to listen to the voice recorder and the data recorder and for our.
You -- as to who don't know the difference a stall when you talk about it is 00 winning list all the wings lose the ability to list.
And we'll get into that in a moment of the the engines were apparently working fine on the 747 I want to play for this one time only.
The entire video of the crash as it was captured.
By this passing vehicle and and show our viewers what happened one time.
You can see the plane there in the upper right hand.
Portion of the screen it is climbing and then it starts to rock that's always indicative of -- -- right Peter.
Yes it is by this time to stick -- In the cockpit is going off.
It exploded in a fireball and again there were seven Americans on board who lost their lives now one thing that I notice that.
Struck me as interesting was that the landing gear was deployed the wheels were down normally at 12100 feet.
They wouldn't you know they be already tucked up in the belly of the plane does that tell you anything.
Well I think that could indicate that this flight crew had their hands full very early in the -- process.
And lifting the they gear was probably one of the last things on their mind they might have been fighting for control right from the very start.
One of the things that the pilots have to do when they're taking off from the -- as well as from Kabul is.
He's get high very quickly I know that because you know there are occasionally.
Insurgents on the ground -- You know some kind of rocket propelled grenade or something they want to get those airplanes up in the air very quickly.
Could that have been a factor.
Well you deal I mean in both at that had all of the airports in.
Then Afghanistan even listed particularly small fire bases you get in and get out quickly.
And that's certainly will be affected they wouldn't -- you know they need to be get -- -- they asked if that cargo shifted to the back of the plane that could have spelled doom for -- -- on board Peter goals thank you and we'll be right.
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