Emergency Landing at KSAT

Can anyone comment on what that part is? It is just for support or for for turbulence? KSAT is my home airport! WOO!

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It sure was funny seeing how much people overreact over this part coming loose! “It was a near death experience” No it wasn’t you nimrod, calm down. It’s not like part of the wing fell off. The part is likely a weight to help stabilize the wing and reduce drag. No threat to the aircraft if it comes loose.

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a canoe is loose!

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Exactly! That stood out to me too.

http://www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/general_aviation/read.main/6575296/

Comes with free popcorn too

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Yes I would be relaxed once I realized that the piece wasn’t important and posed no immediate threat. People often take it too far and freak out.

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It’s like when a tiny part of a British Airways engine engine cowling came off and it was the top story on BBC news.

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Good thing they have a couple of rwys to pick from right off the wing :)

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No. But now, yes. Lol

It’s the pylon that keeps the flaps up when in any position