Air Transat Flight 236

Air Transat Flight 236

On August 24, 2001, when Air Transat Flight 236 lost all of its fuel mid-air, the captain (who was an experienced a glider pilot) proceeded to glide the Airbus A330, with its 306 occupants, without any power, for 19 minutes, covering some 120 km, until landing hard at Lajes Air Base with 0 casualties.

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