[aprssig] CNSP-18 Another Trans-Atlantic flight!! (Revised!))
bruninga at usna.edu
Wed Dec 5 12:04:28 CST 2012
I just updated my predicted touchdown based on the landing terrain
elevation. You can see the estimated object as "Revised?". I used google
earth to chart the elevations across the estimated final 4 minutes as
The idea is that the elevation was rising rapidly here, and so it would
have hit the mountain earlier.
From: Robert Bruninga [mailto:bruninga at usna.edu]
> I made a graphic to predict the exact touchdown spot
> 3423.19N/0356.95W assuming about 500' above sea level.
> See http://aprs.org/K6RPT12-touchdown.JPG
> Bob, WB4APR
From: Mark Cheavens
> The last few reports show that it was descending.
> Last report at 9:22z was at 12,915 ft.
> (Previous two: 19,159 and 25,570)
> Very much an inhabited area (farm/ranch land)
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