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TCX Emergency Stop  
User currently offlineTopjet330 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 1 month 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1350 times:

Just been looking

TCX234L, had to make a stop at Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL), after departing from cancun, and now is 4 hours late.

I wonder what happened?

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User currently offlineGKirk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 1 month 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1285 times:

Probably a medical emergency

User currently offlineDiesel1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (10 years 1 month 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 1250 times:

Topjet330

How do you know it was an 'emergency stop' ?


User currently offlineTopjet330 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (10 years 1 month 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 1152 times:

well it was not scheduled to stop there

User currently offlineCrosswind From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (10 years 1 month 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1119 times:
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An unscheduled stop doesn't mean an emergency though, which is the point I think Diesel1 was making... For example if fuel-burn is higher than expected on a flight, to the point where you will start to use your reserves en-route, then a diversion to a suitable airport will be made to uplift additional fuel.

This would be an en-route diversion, it would not be classed as an emergency landing.

Without any details it is impossible to speculate as to the nature of the diversion, emergency or otherwise.

Regards
CROSSWIND


User currently offlineTopjet330 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (10 years 1 month 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1090 times:

yes i agree, could have been a medical problem as well

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