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CO 1065 Diverts To COS - Possible Fire  
User currently offlineBurnsie28 From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 7546 posts, RR: 8
Posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 10000 times:

This just on, Continental flight 1065 a Boeing 737-800 from IAH-PDX just diverted to COS with a possible fire on board. This is all the details I have right now.


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User currently offlineLuisca From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 9927 times:

I hope it is not a fire, the odds of surviving an inflight fire are usually slim to none. We dont need a catastrophe in the US airline system now that it is recovering and worst of all this time a year it would be really sad to have a major accident.

User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 9881 times:

They've been on the ground for over an hour... and no news coverage. Sounds like a pretty normal diversion. Smoke alarms go off all the time. 99% of the time it's a false indication.

[Edited 2006-12-16 01:56:43]


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User currently offlineDfwRevolution From United States of America, joined Jan 2010, 978 posts, RR: 51
Reply 3, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 9883 times:

Well, in-flight fire could mean anything from a grandma lighting up a cigarette in the lav to Valujet 592...

I'm sure we'll know more very soon


User currently offlineBoston92 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3390 posts, RR: 7
Reply 4, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 9862 times:

Quoting Luisca (Reply 1):

Well with the information that he/she has given us, we have no idea how serious it really is, lets wait and see before making assumptions.



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User currently offlineGraphic From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 9830 times:

Quoting Boston92 (Reply 4):
Well with the information that he/she has given us, we have no idea how serious it really is, lets wait and see before making assumptions.

she  Wink

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/COA1065


User currently offlineLuisca From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 9769 times:

Quoting Boston92 (Reply 4):
Well with the information that he/she has given us, we have no idea how serious it really is, lets wait and see before making assumptions.

At least its is on the ground so I can relax. I just really hate inflight fires, airplanes and fire are not a good combo.


User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 7, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 9737 times:

Quoting Luisca (Reply 6):
At least its is on the ground so I can relax. I just really hate inflight fires, airplanes and fire are not a good combo

Your ASSUMING it is a fire. It could be any number of things...



"It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog"
User currently offlineFlyHoss From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 598 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 9666 times:

Now expecting departure at 18:30 local time; estimating arrival in PDX 2 hours late.


A little bit louder now, a lil bit louder now...
User currently offlineS5FA170 From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 534 posts, RR: 4
Reply 9, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 9549 times:

Quoting Luisca (Reply 6):
At least its is on the ground so I can relax. I just really hate inflight fires, airplanes and fire are not a good combo.

Even if there was a fire onboard the aircraft it doesn't always mean that people have a "slim to none" chance of surviving. I work with a flight attendant who had an inflight fire and everyone made it off her airplane alive.



Prepare doors for departure and cross-check.
User currently offlineAirEMS From United States of America, joined May 2004, 684 posts, RR: 3
Reply 10, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 9431 times:

Ouch possible fire on board and you have to divert to COS with the wind that we had here in Colorado today... That had to be a fun landing...

I pray all is well

-Carl



If Your Dying Were Flying
User currently offlineBurnsie28 From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 7546 posts, RR: 8
Reply 11, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 9077 times:

Flight just left colorado springs, they had to ferry in a new crew, apparently someones personal air purifier exploded.


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User currently offlinePanAmOldDC8 From Barbados, joined Dec 2006, 960 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 8066 times:

IS this the flight where someone's personal air cleaner caught fire?. It seems from a news report that I read read that the person carried a personal air cleaner on board and had it working during flight. It caught fire and badly damaged 2 seats. It seems as thought the person was badly burnt. Read that this morning


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User currently offlineEWRCabincrew From United States of America, joined May 2006, 5525 posts, RR: 56
Reply 13, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 7080 times:

Quoting PanAmOldDC8 (Reply 12):
IS this the flight where someone's personal air cleaner caught fire?. It seems from a news report that I read read that the person carried a personal air cleaner on board and had it working during flight. It caught fire and badly damaged 2 seats. It seems as thought the person was badly burnt. Read that this morning

This is the one. I never understood the personal air device. Looks more like a marketers dream. It is worn around the neck, no where near the nostrils or mouth. How do you breath in 'purified' air when the device is have way down your torso?

Hope who all was involved recovers swiftly. I forsee impending lawsuits to the company that makes these devices.



You can't cure stupid
User currently offlineBoeingBus From United States of America, joined May 2004, 1596 posts, RR: 18
Reply 14, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 6991 times:

probably someone farted, and they lit a match... lol


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User currently offlineDTWAGENT From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 1283 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 6931 times:

I will wait until Monday morning and check the FAA sight. They will have something on this in their incident reports.

However, if 2 seat where burned badly, I can't see them sending this aircraft back in the air..

Chuck


User currently offlineVref5 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 6749 times:

Quoting DTWAGENT (Reply 15):
However, if 2 seat where burned badly, I can't see them sending this aircraft back in the air..

Why not? It only takes minutes to take off the row of seats and replace with a fresh set. Or to take off seats and replace at a more convenient location. Or to block off use of these seats until a more convenient location for replacement.

In no case does this make the aircraft unairworthy short of some other circumstances. Since they took off not too long afterwards after fetching a fresh crew, seems more like a non-issue.


User currently offlineIAHcsr From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 3442 posts, RR: 42
Reply 17, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 6559 times:
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Ship 202 ... Arrived PDX 7 hours late... Will have to see if the plane flies today..


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User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 18, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 6345 times:

Quoting DTWAGENT (Reply 15):
However, if 2 seat where burned badly, I can't see them sending this aircraft back in the air..

Why say that..? You change out the cussions in just minutes. They are only held on by velcro..



"It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog"
User currently offlineB737900er From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 127 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 4964 times:

Quoting EMBQA (Reply 18):
You change out the cussions in just minutes.

Seconds  cheerful 


User currently offlineDTWAGENT From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 1283 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3758 times:

I did not know that you can pull out and replace seats that quickly..

Chuck


User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 21, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3720 times:

Quoting DTWAGENT (Reply 20):
I did not know that you can pull out and replace seats that quickly..

Not the seats... just the cushions... they're only held on with velcro....



"It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog"
User currently offlineIAHcsr From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 3442 posts, RR: 42
Reply 22, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 3475 times:
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Ship 250 was ferried DENCOS and then opt. 1065 on to PDX. Ship 202 went COSDEN, damage repaired, Then spent the day going DEN IAH BZE IAH MEX.


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User currently offlineTheGreatChecko From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 1128 posts, RR: 2
Reply 23, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 3449 times:

Quoting BoeingBus (Reply 14):
probably someone farted, and they lit a match... lol

No, no, that was LAST week.  bigthumbsup 

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/6213644.stm

Checko



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User currently offlineType-Rated From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 24, posted (7 years 9 months 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 3241 times:

Well, here is the official report!

http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20061219X01807&key=1

Looks like the guy got burned pretty good.


25 Post contains links OPNLguy : Wonder what brand/model it was? http://www.weinproducts.com/airsupplycomparison.htm
26 Go3Team : Looks like someone needs a spelling lesson.
27 Post contains images Airfoilsguy : They can be used as a flotation device too.
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