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Aircraft Incident At LAS...  
User currently offlineOPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 9797 times:

Reportedly off the end of 01L, and in the street...

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User currently offlinePDXflyer31 From United States of America, joined May 2006, 122 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 9777 times:

Wow, please post updates if you hear any.

User currently offlineCactus739 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 2449 posts, RR: 31
Reply 2, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 9757 times:

http://www.klas-tv.com/Global/story.asp?S=5437542

Small plane...Falcon....



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User currently onlineAeroWesty From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 20783 posts, RR: 62
Reply 3, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 9726 times:

http://www.klas-tv.com/Global/story.asp?S=5437542

A Falcon 900 pushed by high winds through the chain link fence. Apparently unoccupied at the time.



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User currently offlineCactus739 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 2449 posts, RR: 31
Reply 4, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 9726 times:

Better late than never Westy...  Smile


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User currently offline4holer From United States of America, joined Feb 2002, 3040 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 9726 times:

Quick Google for Vegas news turns up this. Seems minor...
From http://www.reviewjournal.com/
"Wind pushes plane on to Tropicana
Strong winds have pushed the nose of a small plane over a fence at McCarran International Airport. The nose of the plane is poking onto Tropicana Ave. Traffic has been stopped on Tropicana in both directions"


Edit.
Boy, I guess I'm REALLY late! Shoulda skipped the italics!!
 Smile

[Edited 2006-09-21 07:24:26]


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User currently offlinePDXflyer31 From United States of America, joined May 2006, 122 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 9700 times:

Good to hear its minor. What a big hassle though.

User currently offlineFuturecaptain From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 9670 times:

Strong winds? How long ago?
Current LAS METAR says winds from 100 @ 6 knots. Not nearly enough to push an airplane.


User currently offlineType-Rated From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 9670 times:

I wonder if the tower thought it was an "unauthorized" aircraft movement?

I love the way the media refers to it as a "small plane". Hmm, a C-150 is a small plane, a Falcon Jet is not!


User currently offlinePDXflyer31 From United States of America, joined May 2006, 122 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 9641 times:

BTW thanks for the quick info.  Smile All one has to do is ask and 3 replies come from different directions at almost the same time. What would one do without A.net.....

User currently onlineAeroWesty From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 20783 posts, RR: 62
Reply 10, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 9641 times:

Quoting Cactus739 (Reply 4):
Better late than never Westy

Last time I IM an URL to you!  grumpy 



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User currently offlineOPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 9604 times:

The friend out there who initially called me (after seeing it) was under the impression that it had gone off the end of the runway, which seemed a logical conclusion for him to make. I mean, we hear more about aircraft running off runways than we do hearing about unattended parked aircraft that roll somewhere they shouldn't.

Obviously, we now know that it was something far less serious, which I'm glad for, and I wish I'd made the subject line a little more general until some facts were confirmed. My apologies to anyone unduly alarmed...


User currently offlineSirOmega From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 735 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 9509 times:

Its been really gusty today. I was out working on a site around 2pm and I was getting pushed around by the wind.

Tail #: N9000

Tropicana blvd is now reopened (23:10 PDT).

[Edited 2006-09-21 08:16:52]

User currently offlineFuturecaptain From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 9471 times:

Quoting SirOmega (Reply 12):
Its been really gusty today. I was out working on a site around 2pm and I was getting pushed around by the wind.

Noticed that when I check old METAR's.

If it happened earlier I'm surprised it took this long to get a topic started. We here at a.net should already be discussing events like this, have the reg of the a/c, and pics before the media even pics up on it.  Smile  Smile


User currently offlineHPLASOps From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days ago) and read 9335 times:

According to ramp control, the aircraft was not chocked - how the hell can that happen in this day and age?

User currently offlineBrenintw From Taiwan, joined Jul 2006, 1705 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days ago) and read 9331 times:

Quoting SirOmega (Reply 12):
Tail #: N9000

FAA notes that N9000 belongs to an A/C built in 1937.

Bren



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User currently offlineJeb94 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 608 posts, RR: 5
Reply 16, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 9254 times:

Its N900Q


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User currently offlineGoldenshield From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 6094 posts, RR: 14
Reply 17, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 9178 times:

Quoting Type-Rated (Reply 8):
love the way the media refers to it as a "small plane". Hmm, a C-150 is a small plane, a Falcon Jet is not!

And a CRJ-700 is tagged as a small plane despite it actually being as big as, if not bigger than the Falcon.  scratchchin 



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User currently offlineSurferX From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 124 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 9024 times:
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I saw this on the news last night (I live in Vegas)...Apparently, it happened around 6pm. The wind was up to about 40 kts today...

I was watching the arrivals earlier today, and they were using 01L, so I too thought that the plane overshot the runway, but when I found out that the plane wasn't chocked and apparently the parking brake was not activated, I just started laughing...

However, I still don't understand how a plane that big was able to move so far. It was about halfway down Tropicana near the runway, when the executive terminal (where it should have been parked) is at the west corner of Tropicana and Koval (diagonal to the backend of the MGM Grand).

Interesting...


User currently offlineSurferX From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 124 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 9004 times:
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From the Las Vegas Review-Journal:

Quote:

A small passenger jet knocked down a fence at McCarran International Airport and poked its nose several feet into Tropicana Avenue on Wednesday night, causing at least one fender bender and forcing the street's closure from Koval Lane to Paradise Road for about five hours.

The unoccupied plane struck the fence about 6:45 p.m.

Linda Healey, a spokeswoman for McCarran, said officials didn't know what caused the Dassault Falcon 900 EX to go through the fence. The plane had been parked on the tarmac before it moved toward the street, Healey said.

A crane was brought in to move the aircraft. By 10:55 p.m., crews had moved it away from the road, and Tropicana had reopened.

The jet is owned by TP Aviation, in care of McAfee & Taft, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Oklahoma City-based McAfee & Taft is a law firm that works on mergers and acquisitions, employment law and other matters, according to its Web site.

About 8 p.m., the airplane's nose was protruding onto Tropicana while workers unloaded fuel before moving the jet. A large section of fence, more than 20 feet long, that separates Tropicana from McCarran was knocked down in front of the plane.

Las Vegas police redirected traffic and turned away pedestrians from the area.

Sharif Malik, 36, saw the plane knock down the fence. The security guard with CPS Security Solutions said he was patrolling property directly across from McCarran when he saw the plane break through the fence.

"I saw it and backed up to make space in case of an explosion," Malik said. "I wanted to keep distance."

Malik couldn't guess the airplane's speed as it approached Tropicana, but he said it "wasn't very fast."

Malik immediately called 911 and watched as personnel that he suspected were from McCarran swarmed the plane.

Three taxicabs traveling on Tropicana at the time crashed when one of the vehicles swerved as the airplane approached, Malik said.

"You know when you are driving and see an airplane on the street? It was a surprise," he said.

Las Vegas police Lt. Tim Opendyk, who was at the scene Wednesday night, said the cabdrivers weren't injured in the crash and were walking around after the accident.

The incident drew onlookers. One man, Sam Sanchez, 63, said he was watching the news at his home, about three blocks away, and wanted to see the airplane for himself.

Standing about 80 yards from the airplane, Sanchez said he had never seen anything like it in the 10 years he has lived in Las Vegas.

"These things happen," he said. "I still believe airplanes are safer than cars."

Review-Journal writer Brian Haynes contributed to this story.


User currently offlineSirOmega From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 735 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 9004 times:

Quoting Brenintw (Reply 15):
FAA notes that N9000 belongs to an A/C built in 1937.

Bah, they had close up footage of the plane on the local NBC affiliate, but I guess I read it wrong. D'oh!


User currently offlineSurferX From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 124 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 8984 times:
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The Q does look like an 0...Especially at night in bad lighting...

User currently offlineFlyingbronco05 From United States of America, joined May 2002, 3840 posts, RR: 2
Reply 22, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 8945 times:

N900Q belongs to TP Aviation LLC of Oklahoma City, OK (from flight aware).

This plane is not available for tracking.

Shame.

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N900Q



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User currently offlineSurferX From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 124 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 8860 times:
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^ I can't imagine it being anywhere but LAS at this point in time...

User currently offlineKELPkid From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 6428 posts, RR: 3
Reply 24, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 8455 times:

Quoting AeroWesty (Reply 3):
http://www.klas-tv.com/Global/story.asp?S=5437542

A Falcon 900 pushed by high winds through the chain link fence. Apparently unoccupied at the time.

I drove by an accident in 1998 involving a Falcon going through a fence about 15 minutes after it happened. The ending wasn't nearly as happy:

http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief2.asp?...211X10835&ntsbno=FTW98FA376&akey=1

Quote from the Report: "WRECKAGE AND IMPACT INFORMATION

A total of three automobiles (a passenger car, sports car, and mini-van), two airport perimeter fences, a railroad track, and two concrete curbs were damaged during the runway overrun. The airplane came to rest on federal property operated by the U.S. Army as Fort Bliss."



Celebrating the birth of KELPkidJR on August 5, 2009 :-)
25 N9512c : Wow that article by Klas-tv was actualy fairly informative and acurate for a media report on something aviation related.
26 AirTranTUS : Yes, the article was good, but did you watch the video? Ms. I-Fuel-Jets-For-A-Living says it is a Learjet. When did Learjet start making planes I rea
27 Boston92 : Well no wonder it overran!
28 FSPilot747 : What they dont use chocks anymore??
29 ScarletHarlot : Hee hee, that's beautiful!
30 Dford757 : KLAS 210256Z 34009KT 10SM FEW250 24/M09 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP111 T02391094 53013 KLAS 210156Z 01013KT 10SM CLR 24/M11 A2989 RMK AO2 SLP102 T02441106 KLAS
31 F9Animal : Very interesting. I can't believe it ended up on Tropicana! LOL! Unless you have ever lived in Vegas, you would never get a feel for the windy days. T
32 Post contains images HPLASOps : Still there and still quite popular. Can you say "Will never work anywhere near an airport again?"
33 Arffguy : Not trying to slam you here. How ironic and humorous that you (HP) of all people post this. I saw one of your own airline's 737's that rolled downhil
34 HPLASOps : I haven't heard of this incident happening, but of course, I've only been with HP for a little over 2 years. I can assure you nothing like this would
35 Post contains images KELPkid : Unfortuntately, over on the GA side of the field, the employees don't have union protection I was fired from my lineboy job, after a couple of years,
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