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  • At least 10 people were injured, but not much other information has been released, except that there was a computer problem. article saying that it could have been a rare atmospheric (aka undular) bore that caused turbulence severe enough that it impacted the computers (or more likely just knocked out the autopilot).

    The Cranky Flier

  • The waves of undular bores typically measure 5 miles from peak to peak and race across the sky at 10 to 50 mph.

    Weird Weather Makes Waves in Iowa | Impact Lab

  • These so-called undular bores are created by atmospheric conditions that destabilize the air in a particular way.

    Weird Weather Makes Waves in Iowa | Impact Lab

  • A video view from Des Moines, Iowa, shows undular bore waves moving through the sky.

    Weird Weather Makes Waves in Iowa | Impact Lab

  • Besides, this is a rare, but well-documented atmospheric event called an "undular bore wave."

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • Tim explains the undular bore phenomenon very well.

    The Cranky Flier

  • So I was really interested to see that a recent Air Canada flight that hit turbulence may have encountered an undular bore.

    The Cranky Flier

  • Remember that potential "undular bore" that the Air Canada plane may have hit?

    The Cranky Flier

  • On October 3, 2007, a webcam caught an amazing view of one of these undular bores.

    The Cranky Flier

  • Video of undular bore found, see what Air Canada 190 felt - Turbulence Forecast Blog

    The Cranky Flier

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