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Airbus Double Trouble In Kaohsiung  
User currently offlineCX flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6642 posts, RR: 55
Posted (14 years 8 months 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1201 times:

Today a Cathay A330 from Taipei to Hong Kong diverted into Kaohsiung after an inflight shutdown. A Dragonair flight also failed to leave after their aircraft went tech. Dragonair pax were given a hotel whereas Cathay sent a replacement aircraft for their passengers.

Rather a coincidence.

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User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5578 posts, RR: 63
Reply 1, posted (14 years 8 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1120 times:
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Hi

And the point being?

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Gary Watt
Aberdeen, Scotland



User currently offlineKaitak From Ireland, joined Aug 1999, 12598 posts, RR: 34
Reply 2, posted (14 years 8 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1115 times:

Fair point, I think. After all, the Cathay and Dragonair 330s are both RR powered and for them both to fail on the same day in (or near) the same airport is quite a coincidence - especially when the RR powered aircraft were grounded about 3 years ago. I'll bet the HK CAA will want a fairly detailed explanation of this!

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