It was a close thing -- two Airbus aircraft (type unknown)
plowing through the air over Pakistan came within five seconds of
colliding before one of them dove with such force that the
passengers in the back were left bruised, shaken and in tears.
AD NUMBER: 2004-25-23
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive 2004-25-230
SUMMARY: This amendment adopts a new airworthiness
directive (AD), applicable to all Boeing Model 747 series
airplanes, that requires repetitive inspections for cracking of the
top and side panel webs and panel stiffeners of the nose wheel well
(NWW), and corrective actions if necessary.