An Airplane Ran Out of Fuel at 41,000 Feet. Here's What Happened Next

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Comments • 8 949

  • N Meitei
    N Meitei Hour ago

    Why airplane didn't have fuel indicator to monitor how much fuel. If they have why not inform the ground engineers.

  • Adam 22
    Adam 22 2 hours ago

    0:40 he said a swear!

  • Not Clickbait Clips
    Not Clickbait Clips 3 hours ago +1

    shit im going on a plane tonight

  • Bokimon
    Bokimon 3 hours ago

    Failure teaches us the right way

  • Bokimon
    Bokimon 3 hours ago

    Airplanes are the safest transportation...

    737: oops sorry i made a big misktakes.

  • NaturalCanadian
    NaturalCanadian 3 hours ago

    As a Canadian born and raised....this is the first time I am hearing about this...wonder why Canadian news keeps this a hush hush subject. I guess were still embarrassed

  • Alex
    Alex 4 hours ago

    Heres what happens next

    Yeah you guessed it crashed

  • defaulty_bot_ boi
    defaulty_bot_ boi 5 hours ago

    Lol 3:05

  • Dr. Manhattan
    Dr. Manhattan 5 hours ago

    Edmonton represent

  • Dan Worthington
    Dan Worthington 5 hours ago +1

    The whole world needs to stop using the metric system.

  • Cristian
    Cristian 7 hours ago

    ur right. everyone should swithc back to imperial units. NO ONE KNOWS WTF A KM IS. only werid europeans. america4life. (and england a little too coz they our friends and showed us how to count weight and distance correctly)

  • x GUill3 x
    x GUill3 x 9 hours ago

    **pilots land plane with no engines because someone didnt put enough fuel**
    *airline: ok you are demoted and you are suspended*
    *pilots be like: 😭 we saved their lives 😭*

  • Quattro 4
    Quattro 4 9 hours ago


  • Quattro 4
    Quattro 4 9 hours ago

    Never trust a leaf.

  • juncear
    juncear 11 hours ago

    no fuel gauge, no vertical speed gauge, no protocol for no fuel... WTF are you talking about, no way man

  • Pi Snoopy
    Pi Snoopy 12 hours ago

    One good doesn't make a wrong a right. Just because it went well they should have been fired their not heros, they put people's lives in danger

  • jeremy emilio
    jeremy emilio 12 hours ago

    This is why you dont use american units

  • Sunny shah
    Sunny shah 12 hours ago

    Do they not have a fuel indicator in the cockpit that tells how much fuel is on the plane.
    Every car has a fuel indicator, this mistake could have been avoided if people used some common sense.

  • Manoj P. V. R.
    Manoj P. V. R. 14 hours ago

    My teacher once punished me for not writing units legibly, now I know the importance of that punishment.

  • Oh Yeah Yeah Oh Yeah Yeah

    I'm pretty sure as an Canadian that even the Passengers will say sorry

    Oh Yeah Yeah

  • Idea 86
    Idea 86 17 hours ago

    Figure it out hahaha lol

  • Molemo Kgoele
    Molemo Kgoele 19 hours ago +3

    Save 60 lives in the most unlikely situation because of someone else’s
    How does your boss thank you?
    He demoted you

  • ItsMattNot Mario
    ItsMattNot Mario 19 hours ago

    This is why the stupid Americans should just go fully metric , everyone else has Jesus

  • keivan hamidi
    keivan hamidi 20 hours ago

    1:25 it is "Le système international"*

  • nmkrupp
    nmkrupp 23 hours ago

    At first I thought I clicked on a chubby emu video

  • Titan Smash Games

    Another Happy Landing

  • Itz_Poof
    Itz_Poof Day ago

    Blame the refuel team for not giving them the right amount of fuel

  • Robin F
    Robin F Day ago

    How? Why? Shit is frightening.

  • Pulp Free Fiction

    this thing happens a decent amount in general aviation, it's also a good thing to practice, as a student pilot I have practiced engine out emergency landings and it's a lot less scary if there are tons of grass fields around (though grass fields will not suffice for a big jet)

  • Lightup Darkness

    Edmonton is pretty awesome

  • Friendly Llama
    Friendly Llama Day ago

    Carl: hey guys look a plane

    Bob: shut the f**k up carl

  • lashe adebayo
    lashe adebayo Day ago


    Airplane : Lands out of nowhere

    Everybody: NIgga WTF?!

  • justin li
    justin li Day ago

    You ate ten pounds of weed this is what happened next

  • Just for fun 6000

    At 1.30 the plane is flying backwards

  • Nate Malm
    Nate Malm Day ago +11

    So basically math saves lives

    *Yeah I might not save a lot of lives in the future*

  • Marky D
    Marky D Day ago

    I thought they died

  • Tkoks Tkoks
    Tkoks Tkoks Day ago

    Impossible lies

  • Gaurav Balodi
    Gaurav Balodi Day ago

    I don't know the pilots are so stupid that they left with half fuel or intelligent that they landed a airplane with no fuel ! Confused 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • FluffyDuck
    FluffyDuck Day ago +2

    Honestly, it should've been the fuel man that was demoted... These pilots did what they could to safely land the plane.

  • FluffyDuck
    FluffyDuck Day ago

    So in the end, the entire video is just a promotion for this "Brilliant" math help?

  • Paul Vancraeynest

    So a plane has no fuel gauge? I thought it has multiple tanks with multiple fuel gauges? And they have no power? Don't they have an emergency power unit in the tail, that works independently ?

  • David
    David Day ago +3

    So planes are allowed to fly without working fuel gauges..... great. SAFTEST WAY TO TRAVEL!

    • Quattro 4
      Quattro 4 9 hours ago

      If you only knew how bad things really are.

  • Athulyan Ananda Rajkumar

    bad math can kill you

  • Zelaya
    Zelaya Day ago

    Playback speed 1.5

  • Michael Klump
    Michael Klump Day ago

    0:44 - Did you just curse?
    Also, that's why Metric is fucking shit.

    • A
      A Day ago

      Michael Klump ....POTTY MOUTH

  • Hastytkd
    Hastytkd Day ago

    double check yo fuel!

  • KendrickMan
    KendrickMan 2 days ago

    This title was so clickbaity I'm only here to dislike and comment saying I disliked. Stahp dat shit

    • A
      A Day ago

      KendickMan loves to lick cornholes

  • The Automaticist
    The Automaticist 2 days ago +3

    But did the airplane win the race?

    I AM SANCHEZ 2 days ago

    They got demoted? And rewared at the end? Daammnnnnnnnn thats fucked

  • Lodok 4
    Lodok 4 2 days ago

    Thought this was family friendly wth

  • InspectrE
    InspectrE 2 days ago +5

    Sorry, but your IP Address has been banned from my Christian Minecraft Server.
    We apologize for the inconvenience... olololo

  • Henrik Pettersson
    Henrik Pettersson 2 days ago

    Metricsystem for the win.

  • The Engineer
    The Engineer 2 days ago

    I shat myself watching this!! The look on my wife's face was like she would never set foot on a plane again!!!

    • A
      A Day ago

      Well.....That saves 2 seats...

  • Super sonic mario plush bros REX

    Oh no... I SUCK AT MATH!!!!!

  • Frank K
    Frank K 2 days ago

    Bullshit advertising. We all know this story, he just made a video about what he learnt about that plane and bombarded us with his information brilliant crap. Real story on discovery mayday.

  • Ernie Flannel
    Ernie Flannel 2 days ago +2

    Looked through the manual for the section titled "how to fly a plane with no fuel" !

  • Shopnil4
    Shopnil4 2 days ago +4

    I didn't expect you to swear out loud. XD

  • teeroux
    teeroux 2 days ago

    Just like the company to shit on the low man for their mistakes.

    KINGNOTHING JR 2 days ago

    Eleven tons of fuel????????? And thats only half?????

    BRUCEY VERY EASY 2 days ago +62

    Pilot: we fucked up the math on the fuel
    Co-pilot: i hope you are good in physics sir😂

  • billionear
    billionear 2 days ago

    This is a lie that was made up by the elites to make you think planes need fuel....Planes run on air its true youtube it. Also the earth is flat so the airplane was really only going around in a circle because it was not allowed to fly over the ice walls which stops us from falling off the earth.

  • Yasmin Danmusa
    Yasmin Danmusa 2 days ago +1

    I watched this on air crash investigation.

  • Klaus 74
    Klaus 74 2 days ago

    This event happened shortly after Canada went metric and mistakes were made in conversions. Another one occurred at an airport, I believe it was Edmonton International, in which a grounds technician was killed as a result of overinflating an airliner's tire when the required pressure was incorrectly converted from pounds to kilopascals.

  • kojoe1995
    kojoe1995 2 days ago +1

    1:18 - 1:24 You damn communist....

  • fdn777
    fdn777 2 days ago

    so they decided to keep flying a plane with broken indicators. Filling the plane with less fuel was only a part of the problem that caused this mess. Pilots should never accept to fly a plane with broken indicators. They learned this the hard way.

  • fdn777
    fdn777 2 days ago

    you do not need internet and 'brilliant' to avoid such mistakes. Just stay focused.

  • Scott
    Scott 3 days ago

    Earth is flat. This story is probably bullsheit.

  • Catherine G
    Catherine G 3 days ago +15

    The most ghetto plane ever. No wheels, no gas, no fuel monitor... trivago.

    • Shawn P
      Shawn P 5 hours ago

      Cheap flight, fuck it

  • BMWm6e63
    BMWm6e63 3 days ago

    You'd think it would have a fuel gauge.. If it was a moped then fair enough but its bloody plane ffs

    • Martyjr Powell
      Martyjr Powell 2 days ago

      It had one but it wasn’t working at the time

  • Kelly Niebergall
    Kelly Niebergall 3 days ago

    At 6:56 Air Canada rouge still flies 767's and air Canada created air Canada rouge

  • Amatthew123
    Amatthew123 3 days ago +9

    Literally fires two outstanding pilots that saved lives, nice job Canada.

  • Dre Day
    Dre Day 3 days ago


  • SmilingDude 4325
    SmilingDude 4325 3 days ago

    Run out of fuel at 41k feet, Opens HyperEdit

  • Suzanne Ito
    Suzanne Ito 3 days ago

    Known as the Gimli Glider incident.

  • Ice Cold Drone
    Ice Cold Drone 3 days ago

    Those pilots are LEGIT!

  • WesIsaLeo
    WesIsaLeo 3 days ago

    Even worse...they ran out of single-malt Scotch and had to settle for blended.

  • SaxophoneComposer21
    SaxophoneComposer21 3 days ago +1

    Not the fuel! All the dislikes for this video came from people who didn’t like The Last Jedi.

    • Reed Willard
      Reed Willard 2 days ago +2

      They pilots should have sent some passengers from the plane on a mission to go to a casino in Vegas and find a codebreaker

  • Colin Journey
    Colin Journey 4 days ago +1

    As a military pilot we calculate our fuel burn out time every 15 - 30 min. I don't understand how these pilots were able to appeal their suspensions let alone getting an award for running out of fuel.

  • Ky Minaj
    Ky Minaj 4 days ago +1

    Why wouldn’t u make sure the plane is full before takeoff idiot !

    • Chilly Bee
      Chilly Bee 2 days ago

      These dumbass questions... So the plane isn't heavy. Planes never fill the oil tank

  • Raf M
    Raf M 4 days ago +1

    One could wonder how frustrated the passengers were.

  • BruceOp
    BruceOp 4 days ago


  • Bahj Usua
    Bahj Usua 4 days ago

    But this is pretty crazy

  • Bahj Usua
    Bahj Usua 4 days ago +1

    (When he said your options were shit) OOF

  • Spencer Vanjaarsveld

    Click bait

  • Alec McGrath
    Alec McGrath 4 days ago

    Is this a movie? This should be a movie.

  • Dongseong Hwang
    Dongseong Hwang 4 days ago

    Hey dear America, please use si units.

  • Rhett Couch
    Rhett Couch 4 days ago

    1:41 the plane is flying backwards. Wtf

  • Mister X
    Mister X 4 days ago +1

    No one burned when it crashed. Eventuell they’ll loose all the fuel in case of an emergency.


    Why are you spamming using planes?

  • Marsh Mello Official

    It can still fly

  • Delta 0
    Delta 0 4 days ago +3

    Reminds me of what happened when a 400lb women was in my geo metro on our way to a modeling agency. My gas mileage went from 47mpg to 3mpg.

  • Zane Hackim
    Zane Hackim 4 days ago

    “Your options are pretty much all shit!” HaHa best quote everyone

  • XtraDankBoi
    XtraDankBoi 4 days ago +1

    Im in a blizzard, and all flights into and out of DIA are grounded. So no one can die by crashing

  • Todd B
    Todd B 5 days ago +1

    This is an old story. The aircraft, and the incident are referred to as the "Gimli Glider".

  • LaszloPanaflex
    LaszloPanaflex 5 days ago

    So you're at the drag race and suddenly a full ass plane lands on the drag strip. Great show! But they probably had to cancel the rest of the races.

  • Asep nurhasan
    Asep nurhasan 5 days ago


  • Houyhnhnm
    Houyhnhnm 5 days ago +1

    paid for by all major airlines. fly with us and pay a premium, we'll take care of ya xD yeah, ya Ethiopia did a great job there. Pilot error and all, nothing to do with the plane itself.

  • touchdowns of epicness

    Bottom line DONT FLY ON PLANES

  • touchdowns of epicness

    The metric system is literally the stupidest thing in the world

  • touchdowns of epicness
    touchdowns of epicness 5 days ago +1

    Planes r the most dangerous way of travel