Yesterday I was watching a show about Air Crash Investigation, the Air France flight 447 case involving an Airbus A330-200.
I was watching it with Spanish voice dubbing and the weird part is that the narrator said the plane...
- reached a final speed of 13,000 km/h
- started falling at 7,000 km/h
- crashed at 200 km/h
The only speed value that makes sense to me is the last one: 200 km/h.
My guess is that something was missed in translation. What is usually the speed measure for aircraft in the US?
I also thought about the 7,000 figure, and perhaps instead of speed in km/h it meant altitude in feet?