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Midwest 924 SFO-MKE Burning Fuel Off...  
User currently offlineAS739X From United States of America, joined Apr 2003, 5997 posts, RR: 24
Posted (6 years 10 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2872 times:

It appears Midwest 924 is currently off the San Francisco coast burning off fuel. Obviously some issues onboard requiring a return to SFO. Anyone have some info?

ASSFO


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User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3049 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (6 years 10 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 2854 times:

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/MEP924




The good old days: Delta L-1011s at MSY
User currently offlineLaxintl From United States of America, joined May 2000, 24320 posts, RR: 47
Reply 2, posted (6 years 10 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 2735 times:

You can hear him with NorCal on liveatc.net


From the desert to the sea, to all of Southern California
User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3049 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 10 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 2719 times:

Just switched to tower, coming in now.

Landing Visual 28R

[Edited 2007-06-18 04:01:02]


The good old days: Delta L-1011s at MSY
User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3049 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (6 years 10 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 2558 times:

Down safely but never heard what the problem was.

A rescue truck did report "nothing leaking".

Did they say anything on NorCal?



The good old days: Delta L-1011s at MSY
User currently offlineSkyexRamper From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (6 years 10 months 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 2332 times:

Sounds like another busted MD-80 engine...that's a few problems with those birds in the last week.

User currently offlineBoch From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 71 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (6 years 10 months 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2007 times:

Anyone have further information? I could only find one article, in French, and it doesn't add much to what is already known.

http://www.crash-aerien.com/www/news/article.php?id=5597

It looks like the flight was delayed for 3 hours before attempting the trip.



KU, KL, PK, CO, AA, US, UA, WN, AS, FL, BR, MH, KE, OZ, PR, 5J
User currently offlineOPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (6 years 10 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1736 times:

Quoting 71Zulu (Reply 4):
Down safely but never heard what the problem was.

A rescue truck did report "nothing leaking".



Quoting Boch (Reply 6):
It looks like the flight was delayed for 3 hours before attempting the trip.

The "suspects" here would be either (1) one of the hydraulic systems failed or (2) an engine had to be shutdown for loss of oil pressure/quantity or some other parameter. Doesn't sound too serious, in that they fixed whatever it was--they sure didn't change an engine in 3 hours...  Wink


User currently offlineRyu2 From Taiwan, joined Aug 2002, 487 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (6 years 10 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 1600 times:

http://archive-server.liveatc.net/ksfo/KSFO-Dep-Jun-18-2007-0030Z.mp3

Seems the nose gear didn't retract.


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