A video was circulated on social media showing a man lying in a plane engine in the middle of a flight. The caption accompanying the photos says that this is a shot of an Afghan citizen fleeing for fear of Taliban occupation. forged.
The video that shows a man quietly on the wings of an airplane mid-flight is a graphic animation It has been posted online since 2020, long before the Taliban took power in Afghanistan on August 15.
The video went viral amid news of civilians actually clinging to planes to try to flee the country, fearing the actions of the extremist group that had seized power. the The US Air Force is investigating ‘remains’ found on aircraft landing gear who left Kabul.
“In addition to broadcast videos and press reports of people falling from the plane during takeoff, human remains were found on the landing gear of the C-17 when it landed at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar,” the spokeswoman announced. US Air Force, Anne Stefanik.
The video, which went viral, was hosted on channels from Youtube and Tik Tok who describe themselves as Photoshop specialists. In it, you can see other unexpected (and unrealistic) scenes, like him cooking or working on top of a turbine and taking a nap on top of a wing.
The picture is clearly escalating, says National Civil Aviation Agency (Anac) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified flight mechanic and mechanical engineer with more than 30 years of experience in aviation maintenance, Gustavo Monastério, of Monasterio Projetos e Consultoria.
“The speed of the aircraft (about 800 km/h) will not allow a person to remain seated. It will tear the body, even if it is restrained. Moreover, the ratio of the volume of the person and the engine is wrong,” he says.
It displays another image, real, to give the dimensions of the human body in relation to a part of the plane.
The real image shown by an engineer gives an idea of the proportion between the human body and the engine – photo: reproduction
It’s a #FAKE video of a man lying on the wing of an airplane attributed to Afghanistan – Photo: Reproduction
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