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AirTran 717 Skids Off Taxiway In ROC  
User currently offlineLHMARK From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 7255 posts, RR: 46
Posted (8 years 9 months 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 4001 times:

http://www.rnews.com/Story_2004.cfm?ID=33059&rnews_story_type=18

The headline for the article said the plane skidded of the runway. The reality is a bit less dramatic.

[Edited 2005-12-20 23:32:27]


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User currently offlineKevin82277 From United States of America, joined May 2000, 179 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (8 years 9 months 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 3967 times:

he didn't skid off runway, he was on a taxiway when I went off. Not a big deal.

User currently offlineMD90fan From Bahamas, joined Jul 2005, 2931 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (8 years 9 months 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 3946 times:

Wow is it me or alot of incidents have been happenening lately involving airacraft?  sarcastic 


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User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (8 years 9 months 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 3915 times:

Wow, an AirTran article that didn't mention Valujet!

Quoting LHMARK (Thread starter):
http://www.rnews.com/Story_2004.cfm?ID=33059&rnews_story_type=18

This bit had me wondering:

Quoting linked article,reply0:
Despite the icy conditions, Airport Director Terry Slaybaugh says it was still safe for the pilot to land. The airport does not use salt on its runways, crews use sand instead. Slaybaugh says sometimes that is still not enough to prevent the runways from icing over

I guess this is because of the damage salt will do to the metals on an a/c, or is it a FOD issue, or a little bit of both? Or did LHMARK bogart all of the salt in the Greater Crapchester Area (which consists of about 5 square city blocks) to use in his margaritas? Or did the city not get any due to the Spirit of Ontario suspending service early?


User currently offlineLehpron From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 7028 posts, RR: 21
Reply 4, posted (8 years 9 months 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 3913 times:

If the newsmedia reported how many incidents actually do happen, whatever the subject, everyone will get paranoid.


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User currently offlineDL021 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 11447 posts, RR: 75
Reply 5, posted (8 years 9 months 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 3905 times:
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So...was there any damage to the airplane? Does the pilot get dinged for this on his record?

Was Joe Patroni able to get it off the runway in time for the damaged 707 to land with Dean Martin at the Helm? (Pun intended)



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User currently offlineKarlB737 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 3105 posts, RR: 10
Reply 6, posted (8 years 9 months 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 3789 times:

Courtesy: WHEC-TV

AirTran Jet Skids Off Taxiway

http://www.whec.com/index.asp?template=item&story_id=17187

Video Report:

http://ww2.whec.com/global/video/pop...=info&playerVersion=1&rnd=50247610

[Edited 2005-12-21 00:06:38]

User currently offlineJetBluefan1 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2982 posts, RR: 14
Reply 7, posted (8 years 9 months 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 3675 times:

Does this have anything to do with the fact that ROC is currently experiencing long taxi delays? My sister's B6 flights pushed back at 6:15 and still hasn't departed and it's now 6:50. Whenever I fly B6 out of ROC I'm in the air within five minutes of push-back.

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User currently offlineBR715-A1-30 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (8 years 9 months 2 days ago) and read 3329 times:

What is the registration?

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