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Topic: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: JetMarc
Posted 2009-09-03 14:11:20 and read 12198 times.

jetBlue just had our first evac!! E190 in NAS had engine fire on landing! No injuries! Good job crew!

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: ThirteenRight
Posted 2009-09-03 14:18:07 and read 12136 times.

B6 1781 MCO-NAS. Great job to the crew for getting everyone off safely!!

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: Force13
Posted 2009-09-03 14:23:26 and read 12088 times.

This is why you pay attention to the safety demo! Good job by all!

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: Bloodyrascal
Posted 2009-09-03 14:24:19 and read 12070 times.

What???? Is there a news article on this?

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: JetMarc
Posted 2009-09-03 14:27:08 and read 12062 times.

Just happened, sure news will break soon...

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: B6JFKH81
Posted 2009-09-03 15:37:23 and read 11809 times.



Quoting Bloodyrascal (Reply 3):

http://www.myfoxorlando.com/dpp/news...Blue_plane_makes_emergency_landing

Congratulations to the crew, great job!

~H81

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: Atrude777
Posted 2009-09-03 16:45:15 and read 11579 times.

First evacuation for the E190?

Or are we not counting the evacuation that occurred in LAX Set of 2005 after the landing gear mishap?

Alex

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: Werdywerd
Posted 2009-09-03 16:51:48 and read 11550 times.

Quoting Atrude777 (Reply 6):
First evacuation for the E190?

Or are we not counting the evacuation that occurred in LAX Set of 2005 after the landing gear mishap?

Alex

Slides were not deployed for the LAX incident.

Good Job JB Crew!

[Edited 2009-09-03 17:24:11]

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: TymnBalewne
Posted 2009-09-03 17:08:51 and read 11434 times.



Quoting Atrude777 (Reply 6):
First evacuation for the E190?

Or are we not counting the evacuation that occurred in LAX Set of 2005 after the landing gear mishap?

Alex

The LAX incident was an Airbus, not Embraer.

C.

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: JetMarc
Posted 2009-09-03 17:16:36 and read 11386 times.

This is the first actual evacuation with slides blown...

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: Lexy
Posted 2009-09-03 17:25:20 and read 11332 times.

Very good news and my hat's off to the crew and the passengers! Very good news indeed!

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: Atrude777
Posted 2009-09-03 17:36:14 and read 11249 times.



Quoting JetMarc (Thread starter):
jetBlue just had our first evac!!



Quoting TymnBalewne (Reply 8):

The LAX incident was an Airbus, not Embraer.

But both incidents were for Jetblue Airways hence why I asked why jetmarc said "first evac"

However it is cleared up for me, as evac=deployed slides.

Thanks All

Alex

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: DL752
Posted 2009-09-03 19:06:03 and read 10753 times.

Way to go jetBlue!
Another amazing achievement.
This shows how far jetBlue goes to keep everyone safe.
A wonderful airline.

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: Adam42185
Posted 2009-09-03 19:06:10 and read 10755 times.

Quoting B6JFKH81 (Reply 5):

I love that the article has a picture of an A346   

But good job crew none the less!

[Edited 2009-09-03 19:07:03]

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: UAL757
Posted 2009-09-03 19:07:49 and read 10751 times.

Ooo B6 deployed slides. They lost their slideginity?

But seriously, kudos to the crew for keeping everyone safe.  Smile

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: Lxmd11
Posted 2009-09-03 19:10:29 and read 10682 times.

Anyone have pictures??

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: SXDFC
Posted 2009-09-03 19:19:16 and read 10585 times.

Maybe they will re-name that particular E-190 "Blue My Slides"  cheeky 

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: DonnieCS
Posted 2009-09-03 20:48:08 and read 9787 times.



Quoting DL752 (Reply 12):
This shows how far jetBlue goes to keep everyone safe.

I doubt that JetBlue does more than any other airline, they just comply with the regulations, safety should be the number 1 priority on any flight regardless of the carrier.

Hats of to the crew though!

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: HangarRat
Posted 2009-09-03 21:04:23 and read 9630 times.

So what happened to require the evacuation? I know there was a fire, but was it an engine, wheels or what?

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: KBUF
Posted 2009-09-03 21:35:34 and read 9399 times.

Anyone know what the reg# was?

[Edited 2009-09-03 21:37:05]

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: Plainplane
Posted 2009-09-03 21:36:37 and read 9387 times.

According to the latest stories an engine caught fire during the landing flare.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/04/world/americas/04plane.html?hp

Definitely well done by the crew and customers for there not to be a single injury during the evacuation.

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: Maxpower1954
Posted 2009-09-03 23:22:26 and read 8749 times.

Scant info, but a brake/tire problem is much more likely than an engine fire.

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: Tiger119
Posted 2009-09-04 02:04:54 and read 8124 times.

This may be a stupid question, but if the engine in question was Engine 1, would the evacuation take place through R1 and R2 or would they utilize all four doors to get everyone out as soon as possible?

David

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: WILCO737
Posted 2009-09-04 02:38:11 and read 8012 times.



Quoting Tiger119 (Reply 22):
This may be a stupid question, but if the engine in question was Engine 1, would the evacuation take place through R1 and R2 or would they utilize all four doors to get everyone out as soon as possible?

David


The crew decides which exits can be used and which not. If the cabin crew thinks that they are far away enough from the engine, then they can use all exits. Of course it is better to use the right exits to be 100% sure not being affected by the fire. But you can use the left exits as well if the fire isn't too big.

wilco737

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: PWMRamper
Posted 2009-09-04 03:58:19 and read 7700 times.

Good to hear everyone's okay.

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: LHRXXXLHR
Posted 2009-09-04 04:06:40 and read 7664 times.



Quoting SXDFC (Reply 16):

Finally, a sense of humor.

Glad to see the slide system works.

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: FCA767
Posted 2009-09-04 04:28:21 and read 8091 times.



Quoting SXDFC (Reply 16):
Maybe they will re-name that particular E-190 "Blue My Slides"

HAHAHA! That's the funniest text I've read in ages Big grin I wish they do put that on  Smile

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: RFields5421
Posted 2009-09-04 05:58:55 and read 7410 times.



Quoting Plainplane (Reply 20):
According to the latest stories an engine caught fire during the landing flare.

The article you linked no longer says that.

Only "flames were spotted near the lefthand engne"

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: FlyDeltaJets
Posted 2009-09-04 06:03:43 and read 7353 times.



Quoting SXDFC (Reply 16):
Maybe they will re-name that particular E-190 "Blue My Slides"

That name I like!!!!

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: NASBWI
Posted 2009-09-04 07:42:49 and read 6770 times.



Quoting KBUF (Reply 19):
Anyone know what the reg# was?

It was N258JB


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Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: N623JB
Posted 2009-09-04 08:22:34 and read 6218 times.

Good Job to our Crew @ JetBlue Airways! Im glad no one was injured and everyone got off safe. Cheers to A Great Airline!

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: Richierich
Posted 2009-09-04 11:02:07 and read 4860 times.



Quoting DonnieCS (Reply 17):
I doubt that JetBlue does more than any other airline, they just comply with the regulations, safety should be the number 1 priority on any flight regardless of the carrier.

Damn I hope so!
News media would have you think that some airlines, especially regional airlines that have been in the news (hint, hint) have NOT put safety first though. Not necessarily agreeing with this, just saying...

Quoting NASBWI (Reply 29):
It was N258JB

I once flew RSW-JFK on that plane, my longest flight to date on any sort of Embraer equipment. Glad the plane is going to be OK but more importantly glad there were no injuries.

I wonder what caused the engine fire? That's pretty serious, no??

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: M11stephen
Posted 2009-09-04 13:29:52 and read 3876 times.

I wonder if JetBlue will have a "Our first emergency evacuation sale?" Good job to the two flight attendants who got everyone off safely!

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: Aljrooney
Posted 2009-09-04 14:09:10 and read 3607 times.

Flying on a AF E190 tomorrow. Good to know its had a safe evac!! lol

Although if it happened landing in Aberdeen tomorrow, with the amount of rain we're having the fire wouldn't have a chance...  Silly

Nice Job crew.

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: Allegro
Posted 2009-09-04 14:18:55 and read 3518 times.

Congratuations to the Flight Crew for a safe landing and evacuation. Good work!! THank god everyone is safe.

So, I think that B6 uses GE CF34-10E engines. Right?

What is the safety recodr on this engine. The CF-34's have been around for ages and I think they have a pretty good record.

Could it have been a MX issue? When did this airplane go in for its last check-up?

Thanks!

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: TransIsland
Posted 2009-09-04 14:20:59 and read 3508 times.



Quoting Lxmd11 (Reply 15):
Anyone have pictures??

Doubt it. Not many spotters in Nassau to start with, weather was poor yesterday (lots of rain), and one Nassau spotter was having a sushi lunch at the time.  Wink

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: EMBQA
Posted 2009-09-04 14:39:23 and read 3458 times.



Quoting Allegro (Reply 34):
I think that B6 uses GE CF34-10E engines. Right?

Well....since it's the only engine option on the E190

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: N623JB
Posted 2009-09-04 15:55:02 and read 3350 times.

I think that the engines overheated due to the fact that the Aircraft was overworked.

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: NASBWI
Posted 2009-09-04 17:41:20 and read 3215 times.



Quoting N623JB (Reply 37):
I think that the engines overheated due to the fact that the Aircraft was overworked.

Highly doubtful. If an engine overheated because an aircraft had performed two or three flights beforehand, it would have serious implications on the engine manufacturer. Aircraft engines are designed to be durable, and should be able to (normally) operate numerous flights in a single day.

Not to mention that the FAA has strict standards on engine endurance in order to certify them for use on aircraft operating in the US - particularly by a US carrier. Let's not sensationalize the incident and throw the engine under the proverbial bus. It was a rare incident, and hopefully the investigation will reveal the real cause.

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: NASBWI
Posted 2009-09-04 17:43:37 and read 3219 times.



Quoting TransIsland (Reply 35):
Not many spotters in Nassau to start with, weather was poor yesterday (lots of rain), and one Nassau spotter was having a sushi lunch at the time.

No pictures, but she's sitting on the GA ramp just west of the UP hangar (usually where you would find some cargo aircraft parked). Quite uneventful, with no visible damage to the exterior of the aircraft (engine included - the affected engine was #1).

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: N623JB
Posted 2009-09-04 17:43:50 and read 3206 times.



Quoting NASBWI (Reply 38):

I agree...that sounds like a good idea.

Topic: RE: JetBlue Evacuation In NAS!
Username: KBUF
Posted 2009-09-04 21:11:30 and read 3039 times.



Quoting SXDFC (Reply 16):
Maybe they will re-name that particular E-190 "Blue My Slides"

I'm partial to "My engine just Blue up", myself.  Wink


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