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BA Concorde Diverted By Fuel Problem  
User currently offlineSRA330-223 From Switzerland, joined Oct 1999, 158 posts, RR: 1
Posted (15 years 10 months 1 week 18 hours ago) and read 2095 times:

As BBC reports, a British Airways Concorde enroute from London to New York had to be diverted to the airport of Gander, Canada yesterday morning. Passengers in the rear of the cabin smelled a strange odor of fuel and immediately informed the cabin crew. The cockpit crew decided to make an emergency landing in Gander.

The 60 passengers aboard BA003 could continue their trip by a chartered Boeing 737 later on.

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User currently offlineFLYGUY From Canada, joined May 1999, 137 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (15 years 10 months 1 week 17 hours ago) and read 2064 times:

Could someone please post a link to an article about this?


User currently offlineN754PR From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (15 years 10 months 1 week 17 hours ago) and read 2056 times:

Just like in other accidents, we are now going to here about the slightest problem with any Concorde !!


Coffee stain found on Concorde floor !!


User currently offlineAC_A340 From Canada, joined Sep 1999, 2251 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (15 years 10 months 1 week 11 hours ago) and read 2024 times:

We would've heard about it anyways no matter what type of aircraft it was.

User currently offlineTappan From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1541 posts, RR: 33
Reply 4, posted (15 years 10 months 1 week 10 hours ago) and read 2014 times:

In response to Daryl (N754pr)
Is it newsworthy that a jet, as complex and different as Concorde, has an unscheduled landing less than one week after the first fatal crash of the same type craft?
I think so.

User currently offlineFlyVirgin744 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 1313 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (15 years 10 months 1 week 7 hours ago) and read 1995 times:


Sometimes I go about in pity for myself and all the while a great wind carries me across the sky.
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