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Flyglobespan In Emergency Landing At YHM  
User currently offlineRicardoFG From Spain, joined Feb 2005, 677 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 3924 times:

680 news is reporting that a B757-200 of Flyglobespan was just in a emergency landing at Hamilton Intl. Airport tonight shortly after take off...no further details now...

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User currently offlineYHMYYZspotter From Canada, joined Sep 2006, 197 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 3615 times:

So far the only other thing I can find on this incident is this link:

http://www.y108.ca/news/news_local.c...ny&wids=410&gi=1&gm=news_local.cfm

Great... I get to fly with them in a couple weeks. Are the jets being overworked or something?
I am still not the least bit worried but now its in the back of my mind.

Anyone else have any more info? Must have been fairly routine if there isn't much information on the incident.
Glad everything went OK.


User currently offlineEDICHC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 3536 times:

Quoting YHMYYZspotter (Reply 1):
Are the jets being overworked or something?

Can't say I've ever heard of 'Jets being overworked' most, if not all, commercial aircraft are designed for high levels of utilisation. Most likely cause would be FOD with maintenance or manufacturing issues much remoter possibilities.

While engine failure/fires are relatively rare they do happen. Reading between the lines of the link you posted, it sounds remakably similar to the recent event at MAN involving a Thomsonfly B757. Yes it can appear dramatic but flight deck crews train for this, and as appears to be the case both in this instance and at MAN, was dealt with professionally
and sucessfully.


User currently offlineYHMYYZspotter From Canada, joined Sep 2006, 197 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 3426 times:

Quoting EDICHC (Reply 2):
Yes it can appear dramatic but flight deck crews train for this, and as appears to be the case both in this instance and at MAN, was dealt with professionally
and sucessfully.

I agree with you there, I do feel fully confident in the crews abilities in this situation, the "overworked" comment was more just to throw out there and see what people thought I guess.


User currently offlineSwissy From Switzerland, joined Jan 2005, 1734 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3308 times:

I am sure you will enjoy your flight, things like that happen once a while, great job by everyone.... remembered when a WS 737-2 had a complete hydraulic failure after T O out of YHM, we had to get them with a tug ...... longest tow ever.... and news media were just waiting out side like some vultures to blow up the story.....

Cheers,


User currently offlineBimmerkid19 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 3284 times:

Quoting Swissy (Reply 4):
news media were just waiting out side like some vultures to blow up the story.

isnt that their job? to act like they know all about aviation...... oh the plane was flying 1000 kmh at 200 feet... lol  Wink


User currently offlineRicardoFG From Spain, joined Feb 2005, 677 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 3088 times:

Aircraft in question is TF-FIT

User currently offlineBimmerkid19 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 2929 times:

Quoting RicardoFG (Reply 6):
Aircraft in question is TF-FIT

Hey that sounds like it might be a leased jet from Loftleidir.. (Icelandair´s Charter Division)


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