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Emergency At ABZ Today  
User currently offlineNORTHSEATIGER From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 432 posts, RR: 5
Posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day ago) and read 3445 times:

Just heard on the radio there is a full scale emergency at ABZ at 13:00 anyone have any details ??.


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User currently offlineLXLGU From South Africa, joined Sep 2000, 1085 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day ago) and read 3358 times:

Hi!
According to the arrivals board the only flight that has not landed is
T3 4033R from NEWCASTLE-which looks like a extra flight-
Eastern Airways
According to the NEWCASTLE departures T3 4033 without the R to
ABERDEEN is delayed indefinately.This is only due at 1355

Whether these are related dont know

Cheers!
Tony


User currently offlineDiesel1 From UK - Wales, joined Mar 2001, 1638 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day ago) and read 3335 times:

Just had a look at http://www.baa.com/main/airports/aberdeen/flight_arrivals_frame.html and within the last couple of minutes, flights BA4173 from BHX, BA1308 from LHR and BD364 from EBJ have landed.

The only out of the ordinary looking flight is T3 4033R from NCL - this doesn't show as having landed, and unlike other flights where landing times are usually 'rounded' to the nearest 5 minutes, this shows a landing due at 1252


EDITED to add.. Flytecomm shows a landing time of 2:58pm for the NCL flight referred to.

[Edited 2004-05-14 14:48:28]

EDITED to add even more...

If the flight into NCL is indefinitely delayed, is it possible the o/b flight from ABZ to NCL has had to return to ABZ? Just a thought.
Right type of aircraft for Eastern AW...

[Edited 2004-05-14 14:51:00]


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User currently offlineNORTHSEATIGER From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 432 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day ago) and read 3304 times:

Just found out it's a jetstream 31 with 12 people on board dont know if it has landed yet. Been a busy week for the emergency services at ABZ !!.


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User currently offlineLXLGU From South Africa, joined Sep 2000, 1085 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 1 day ago) and read 3259 times:

Hi!
Must be the Eastern Airways flight as they now have a ETA of 1342


User currently offlineUbiDenmark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 23 hours ago) and read 3120 times:

This airline and this aircraft are regularly involved in emergencies at ABZ.

User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5568 posts, RR: 63
Reply 6, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 23 hours ago) and read 3088 times:
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Hi all

I was at the airport getting some shots of it  Smile

The Eastern Jetstream had a problem with it's nosegear. It was twisted at horizontal on landing.

Landed with no problems at all and vacated the runway to a taxyway. Passengers left the aircraft and boarded a bus.

Cheers

Gary Watt


User currently offlineDiesel1 From UK - Wales, joined Mar 2001, 1638 posts, RR: 11
Reply 7, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 23 hours ago) and read 3023 times:

Bold statement UbiDenmark - care to back it up with facts?

Having quickly reviewed the DFT AAIB website for the past year I see no examples of any incidents investigated by the AAIB for either this airline or type of aircraft.



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User currently offlineUbiDenmark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 23 hours ago) and read 3010 times:

8/12/03 - Smoke alert in cockpit causes full emergency.
7/1/04 - Landing gear problem forces return to ABZ.
23/2/04 - Smoke from engine forces full evacuation.

And many others, quite disproportionate to the number of services they operate......

I'm afraid they won't be having my custom.


User currently offlineDiesel1 From UK - Wales, joined Mar 2001, 1638 posts, RR: 11
Reply 9, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 22 hours ago) and read 2891 times:

Thanks UbiDenmark

Does anyone know about incidents of other airports, or is it only ABZ that Eastern AW have a problem at?



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User currently offlineNORTHSEATIGER From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2003, 432 posts, RR: 5
Reply 10, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 22 hours ago) and read 2842 times:

Glad everyone is ok, that is 2 underrcarriage emergincies in 3 days !! and 3 full emergencys this week, what a week !!, are you going to be posting the shots soon Gary ??, and do you know whos the learjet was that arrived on wednesday at 23:00 ??

Cheers Andy



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User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5568 posts, RR: 63
Reply 11, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 22 hours ago) and read 2781 times:
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Andy

Don't know what the pictures are like. Will need to get home and look at/process. If any good, they will be uploaded.

As for the Lear, have a search on Landings.com and it may help you out.

Cheers

Gary


User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5568 posts, RR: 63
Reply 12, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 17 hours ago) and read 2600 times:
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Hi all

Two pics currently in the upload queue....and pretty good if I say so myself Embarrassment)

Well, what would you expect from me!

Cheers

Gary
The Friendliest Airliners.net Crew Member!


User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5568 posts, RR: 63
Reply 13, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 17 hours ago) and read 2542 times:
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Hi all

I take it UbiDenmark doesn't work for Eastern Airways.

I am pretty sure they won't be able to sleep at night thinking they will not be getting any bookings from you.

Me, I haven't flown with them yet as I haven't had the need to. Despite what has happened today, I would have no problems in flying with them at all.

Regards

Gary Watt
(Not hiding behind an AKA)




User currently offlineBCALdavid From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 74 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 14 hours ago) and read 2414 times:

Well said Granite!
I flew STN - MAN with Eastern last December
on a Jetstream 41 and thought they were great,
the best inflight service I've had in a long while!


User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5568 posts, RR: 63
Reply 15, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 13 hours ago) and read 2350 times:
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Hi all

Today's pictures now online:

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Regards

Gary Watt


User currently offlineTangoecho From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 127 posts, RR: 2
Reply 16, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 13 hours ago) and read 2339 times:

Excellent photos Gary  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


Contact Aberdeen tower on 118.10 G'day.
User currently offlineUbiDenmark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (10 years 4 months 1 week 5 hours ago) and read 2249 times:

I made a statement of fact and supported it when asked with other facts.

Why that should meet with a sarcastic response from a crew member is not clear (unless the facts themselves are not appealing.)


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