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Boeing 757 diverts after Cargo door OPENS IN FLIGHT! Mentour Aviation News

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On the 13th of February 2021 a Boeing 757-200 from DHL experienced a spontaneous opening of its main cargo door during climb-out from Leipzig airport in Germany.
The crew executed an immediate return to land on the opposite runway and stayed only 15 minutes in the air.
In this video I will give you My view on this incident and explain some of the systems behind this cargo door

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Below you will find the links to videos and sources used in this episode. Enjoy checking them out!


757 Passenger Plane: @Konstantin von Wedelstaedt

757 Cargo Image: @Gordon Zammit

Cargo Door: @Precision conversions

DHL Cargo Loading:@Curimedia

Priscion Conversion:

Door Hydraulics Schematic:

Door Hinges:

Precision Conversions Structural Repair Document:

767 Cargo Conversion Video: @IAI

00:00 Introduction
01:30 Freighter Conversion
03:39 Structural limitations
04:30 What could have happen?
06:30 What will happen to the aircraft?
07:15 My thoughts