A video is going viral on social networks, in which a man is shown lying in the middle of the flight with the engine of an airplane. A caption accompanying the images said it was a snapshot of an Afghan civilian fleeing fear of Taliban capture. is fake.
The video that shows a man calmly on the wings of an aircraft in mid-flight is a graphic animation and has been published on the Internet since 2020, long before the Taliban came to power in Afghanistan on 15 August 2020.
The video has gone viral amid reports that civilians are glued to the plane to try to flee the country, fearing action by the extremist group that takes power. NS The US Air Force is also investigating the ‘remains’ found on the plane’s landing gear who left from Kabul.
“In addition to broadcast videos and press reports of people falling from the aircraft during takeoff, human remains were found on the landing gear of the C-17 when it landed at Al Udeed Airport in Qatar,” the spokesman announced. US Air Force, Ann Stephanek.
The video that went viral, however, is hosted on the channels of youtube And Tik Tok who describes himself as a Photoshop expert. In it you can see other unimaginable (and unreal) scenes, such as he is cooking or working on top of a turbine and napping on a wing.
Gustavo Monasterio from Monasterio Projetos e Consultatoria, a mechanical engineer and aeronautical mechanic certified by the National Civil Aviation Agency (ENAC) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with more than 30 years of experience in aeronautical maintenance, says the image is clearly visible. One is rising.
“The speed of the aircraft (about 800 km/h) would not allow the person to sit. It would tear the body, even if it was tied. Also, the ratio of the size of the person and the engine is wrong”, he says .
He shows another photo, the real, to give the dimensions of the human body in relation to the part of the plane.
Actual image shown by an engineer gives an idea of the ratio between the human body and the engine – Photo: Reproduction
This is the video of #FAKE in which the man on the plane’s wing is credited to Afghanistan – Photo: Reproduction
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