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WRWide Receiver (football)
WRWashington Redskins
WRWrite
WRWorld Record
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WRWorcester (postcode, United Kingdom)
WRWarner-Robins (Georgia)
WRWestern Region (Order of the Arrow, Boy Scouts of America)
WRWinRAR (Windows compression utility)
WRWagering Requirement (gambling)
WRWinRunner (software testing tool from Mercury Interactive)
WRWeather Resistant
WRWorld Relief
WRWeather Radar
WRWestern Railway
WRWomen's Reserve (US DoD)
WRWire Rope
WRWest Riding
WRWhite Russian
WRWater Resist(ant)
WRWedding Ring
WRWolf's Rain (anime)
WRWorking Reagent (biology)
WRWork Release
WRWainhouse Research (Duxbury, Massachusetts)
WRWide Ratio (gear staging)
WRWarm Regards
WRWolf-Rayet Star
WRWhen Ready
WRWith Rights
WRWireline Retrievable (drilling)
WRWar Record
WRRoyal Tongan Airlines (IATA airline code)
WRWork Request
WRWater Reclamation
WRWestern Range
WRWaiver Request
WRWomens Rights
WRWrist Roll (US NASA)
WRWear Ring
WRWoven Roving (fiberglass)
WRWest Richland (Washington)
WRWash Room
WRWater Rats (Australian TV police drama, 1996-2001)
WRWar Reserve
WRWinter Retreat
WRWarehouse Receipt
WRWebster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
WRWest Rail (train)
WRWard Room
WRRating Withdrawn (credit)
WRWindsor Report
WRWomen's Resources (Lindsay, Ontario, Canada women's shelter)
WRWaveform Relaxation
WRWater-Rail
WRWetland Resource
WRWet Resistivity
WRWet Runway
WRWelding Robot
WRWavelength Router (Monterey Networks)
WRWasserman Reaction
WRWire Receive
WRWeapon Radius
WREnglehart, Ontario (Ontario Northland railway code)
WRWorking Roll (mill)
WRWeapon Requirement
WRWarranty Reserve
WRWavelength Registration
WRWedge Room (Pentagon Renovation Project)
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A passenger was making a video out the left side of the aircraft as it floated half-way down the wet runway. Search YouTube for "Boeing 767 crash at Guatemala City." There were no human fatalities, but the airplane died.
Following the engine shutdown, while in IMC and surrounded by high terrain on all sides, Capt Lanto began preparation for a single-engine ILS to the wet runway. Recognizing the risks of a single-engine, heavyweight landing on a wet runway at high density altitude with weather near ILS minimums, Capt Lanto made the decision to emergency jettison his munitions on a controlled range.
Also, information from air traffic control about braking gave flight crews "false confidence in the braking action available on the wet runway," the report said.
The Airbus A320, operated by Brazilian airline TAM, flying from Porto Alegre in southern Brazil lost control on landing and skidded off the wet runway, the agency said, quoting airport officials.
The TAM airlines Airbus-320 was en route to Brazil's busiest airport from Porto Alegre when it skidded on the wet runway, crossed a busy road and slammed into a fuel station and TAM building.
Transport Minister Igor Levitin blamed the wet runway.
He said: "We were going towards Coventry when we were told that because of the wet runway the aircraft could not land because the runway was not long enough to take such a large aircraft.
The pilot was high and fast for landing on a wet runway, but it appears his aircrew had total confidence in his ability to bring the bird to a safe stop.
But the CAL flight operations manual sets the maximum crosswind limit for landing on a wet runway at 24 knots, and the Boeing-MD-11 flight manual gives a maximum demonstrated crosswind limit of 35 knots.
The pilot landed the airplane about halfway down the wet runway with some seven knots of tailwind and 40 degrees of flaps extended.
The antiskid engaged two more times on the wet runway. Quickly approaching the end of the runway at about 30 knots, my pilot elected to guide the jet onto the taxiway instead of plowing straight ahead into the grass and mud.