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B-17 909 crash info

Super tragic. I've been reading up on it. Engine 4 needed attention and engine 3 wasn't far behind. Also looks like engine 3 was near feathered during the time of the crash. Flying with engines out on one wing is difficult.

I watched a video of another warbird emergency (cliff notes: B-25 lost engine, made successful emergency landing at an airport, machine and humans ok) and one key point was back in WW2, all these warbirds flew on 130 octane fuel. Which isn't really available anymore, only 100LL (low lead). So that is another handicap for these older warbirds. Never thought of that but if the engines are now putting out a lot less power but it does make sense.
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