Plane immediately crashes when starting flight at take-off (18R EHAM)

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Version Information

20.2 (473)

Device Information

iPhone 7 PLUS
IOS 14.0.1 (Most recent)


Plane crashes at the start of a flight when starting from take-off position

Steps to reproduce

  • Launch IF
  • Select Boeing 777-300ER (KLM livery)
  • Select Schiphol 18R, take-off
  • Clear cache
  • Start Flight
  • Plane crashes after calibrating

Expected results

Plane on runway, ready to fly

Actual results

Plane crashes, “Crash!” menu pops-up

More Information

This only seemed to happen when the terrain wasn’t downloaded already a short while before the flight. It didn’t happen on the second and third attempt. Decided to clear cache: it crashed again. Seems to be some kind of terrain loading issue.


This other problem might be related: I calibrated after the flight was loaded, I was able to switch camera views and the plane model was loaded. But… there is no sound and I couldn’t move the camera inside the cockpit (look at the swipes for reference). After some time I pressed the menu button and the sound started playing, the aircraft dropped onto the runway and became flyable. A bit like the game thought I was in the pause menu when I wasn’t.


Unable to repro.

Device(s): Apple iPad mini 5th generation (11,1), Apple iPhone 11 Pro (12,3)
IF Version: 20.02.00 (473)
iOS Version: 14.0.1

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I’ve had a similar issue with pressing calibrate then the plane immediately crashes upon spawning.

The issue was fixed after I cleared cache, and restarted my device. Something worth trying.

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Unable to repro.

IF 20.02 (987) Android 10

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+
Security patch: Sep 2020

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With me it only seems to happen after I have cleared cashe or when I haven’t flown there recently.

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maybe try clearing scenery cache? I once had this issue at RJAA and after clearing everything was fine

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^As I have said above. Clearing the scenery cashe makes the problem occur more often.

Then maybe restart your device and try again?

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Doesn’t work. Trust me I’ve done all the usual trouble shooting. :)

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Unable to reproduce
Samsung Galaxy S8+
Android 9

I believe this was fixed in the latest beta release.

Yes quite possibly, just giving it a test on this new version, and all was good

On the latest release it states " fixed occasional crashing when starting flights"

So yes, this is fixed I imagine 👍

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Good to hear!