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Topic: What Is Wrong With SK7813?
Username: B747forever
Posted 2009-11-28 23:15:35 and read 7468 times.

Saw on http://www.flygradar.nu/flygradar.php?&language=undefined that SK7813 was returning to ARN for 15 minutes ago, but never landed there. Still flying over the Baltic sea. Anyone knows what is wrong?

You can see the a/c here: http://www.flygradar.nu/flygradar.php?&language=undefined (click on the a/c that flies over the Baltic sea).

Topic: RE: What Is Wrong With SK7813?
Username: MattRB
Posted 2009-11-29 00:09:22 and read 7381 times.

Fuel dump so it doesn't come in overweight?

Topic: RE: What Is Wrong With SK7813?
Username: B747forever
Posted 2009-11-29 00:15:27 and read 7376 times.



Quoting MattRB (Reply 1):
Fuel dump so it doesn't come in overweight?

Cant the 738 dump fuel? It has been flying over the Baltic sea for over an hour now. Was supposed to fly to Egypt, so probably a lot of fuel on board.

Topic: RE: What Is Wrong With SK7813?
Username: Jetfuel
Posted 2009-11-29 00:35:34 and read 7313 times.

It is still at 10,000 feet doing a large holding pattern..

Topic: RE: What Is Wrong With SK7813?
Username: B747forever
Posted 2009-11-29 00:42:21 and read 7283 times.



Quoting Jetfuel (Reply 3):
It is still at 10,000 feet doing a large holding pattern..

Yepp, has been doing so for over two hours almost. It took of at about 07:25.

Topic: RE: What Is Wrong With SK7813?
Username: Airbuseric
Posted 2009-11-29 00:42:22 and read 7283 times.

As far as I know, the B738 has not a jettison fueldump system.
So probably it will return, but to come at the max landing weight, it will have to reduce weight by burning the fuel. That's probably done now, by circling over the sea.

Topic: RE: What Is Wrong With SK7813?
Username: Jetfuel
Posted 2009-11-29 01:00:52 and read 7225 times.

SAS website shows SK 7813 Stockholm - RMF Departed 07:09

One would have thought it would have burnt of enough fuel at that level now to land

Topic: RE: What Is Wrong With SK7813?
Username: B747forever
Posted 2009-11-29 01:04:52 and read 7213 times.



Quoting Jetfuel (Reply 6):
SAS website shows SK 7813 Stockholm - RMF Departed 07:09

One would have thought it would have burnt of enough fuel at that level now to land

Exactly my thought! Could it be anything else?

Topic: RE: What Is Wrong With SK7813?
Username: Jetfuel
Posted 2009-11-29 01:12:33 and read 7172 times.

Is this is a scheulded flight to Marsa Alam Intl (RMF) Egypt?

Topic: RE: What Is Wrong With SK7813?
Username: Airbuseric
Posted 2009-11-29 01:15:14 and read 7166 times.

I just looked up it's flightplan, the aircraft in question is LN-RRK

Topic: RE: What Is Wrong With SK7813?
Username: Airbuseric
Posted 2009-11-29 01:17:37 and read 7157 times.

and also, departure time from ARN is set at 1100 UTC or 1200 Local time.
This might be a replacement flight already...

Topic: RE: What Is Wrong With SK7813?
Username: Jetfuel
Posted 2009-11-29 01:19:34 and read 7145 times.

Quoting Airbuseric (Reply 9):
just looked up it's flightplan, the aircraft in question is LN-RRK

http://data.flight24.com/airplanes/ln-rrh/ is saying LN-RRH


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Topic: RE: What Is Wrong With SK7813?
Username: B747forever
Posted 2009-11-29 01:20:43 and read 7128 times.



Quoting Airbuseric (Reply 10):
and also, departure time from ARN is set at 1100 UTC or 1200 Local time.
This might be a replacement flight already...

Yes, looking at ARN's website it shows SK7813A for Marsa Alam at 12:00 local time.

Topic: RE: What Is Wrong With SK7813?
Username: Scooter01
Posted 2009-11-29 01:49:46 and read 7015 times.

Looks like it landed OK. No go-arounds on the radar from the following arrivals.

Scooter01

Topic: RE: What Is Wrong With SK7813?
Username: Someone83
Posted 2009-11-29 03:01:11 and read 6828 times.



Quoting Jetfuel (Reply 8):
Is this is a scheulded flight to Marsa Alam Intl (RMF) Egypt?

It's a charter flight. SK7xxx means it's a charter

Topic: RE: What Is Wrong With SK7813?
Username: Viscount724
Posted 2009-11-29 15:53:08 and read 4271 times.



Quoting B747forever (Reply 2):
Can't the 738 dump fuel?

As far as I know, no 737s, from the -100 to the -900, can dump fuel. I think the same applies for many other short-medium range types including the DC-9, MD-80, 717, 757 and A320 family. If necessary, they just land overweight.


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