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Oantas 744 Makes Emergency Landing!  
User currently offlineKevin From Canada, joined Dec 2000, 1135 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1555 times:

Just heard that QF 747-400 made an emergency landing in Sydmey with 280 people on board. Noone was injured. the aircraft was on the way to Singapore.

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User currently offlineLXLGU From South Africa, joined Sep 2000, 1085 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1466 times:

According to the QF engineering section there was a
flap problem.Flight overnighted in SYD and lef t this
morning at 0934 for SIN and CDG
Flight was QF017-now renumber QF8017


User currently offlineTim From Australia, joined Jun 2000, 704 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 1433 times:

Was a false alarm. Faulty indicator switch on the flaps showing a problem. Pilot turned back. Safety First.

Nothing compromised at all.

Tim


User currently offlineSingapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13735 posts, RR: 19
Reply 3, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1411 times:

Tim: Yes like the Singapore Airlines Melbourne incident. Safety first

I was gonna report this but forgot. But Kudos to uh...Kevin. Bravo!



Anyone can fly, only the best Soar.
User currently offlineChepos From Puerto Rico, joined Dec 2000, 6177 posts, RR: 11
Reply 4, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 1379 times:

Thats the way it should be done safety first .But I guess the pax were pretty scared .
Chepos
Puerto rico



Fly the Flag!!!!
User currently offlineMadog From Australia, joined Nov 2000, 91 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 1373 times:

it was a faulty warning light (for flaps?).!!! QANTAS sucked in!!!

User currently offlineAJ From Australia, joined Nov 1999, 2381 posts, RR: 24
Reply 6, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 1342 times:

In fact it was not an emergency landing, the fire crews just chose to run it as an exercise.


User currently offlineV Jet From Australia, joined May 1999, 719 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 1343 times:

So Madog can I assume from your comment "sucked in', that had you been Captain of this flt (heaven help us) that you would have ignored the warning light and continued the flt?

User currently offlineAirnewzealand From New Zealand, joined Oct 2000, 2541 posts, RR: 6
Reply 8, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1280 times:

Yes, i agree with V Jet, i would never want to be on your flight!!
'
Cheers
mikey


User currently offlineMadog From Australia, joined Nov 2000, 91 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1257 times:

i can fly a 747-400, 777, md-11, a340 in flight simulator with two engines or more out easily!!!

so why can't i fly a crippled 747-400??!!


User currently offlineFlyboy767 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1258 times:

How old are you? It doesn't matter whether or not they are capable of flight when the engines are out, if something is wrong with that airplane, what happens if that leads to other stuff and it gets outta control...things going wrong in the simulator is one thing, it's a whole different story when it's the real thing and you don't know what's happening and there's no second chance.

Oh, and by the way FSK doesn't count as a ligit flight sim man.


User currently offlineQantasA330 From Iraq, joined Dec 2000, 306 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1251 times:

Ewwwww.... Ouch.... Maddog gets hurt.... Sad

GET REAL MAN... THIS IS VERY SERIOUS STUFF...
Maybe if you just tried to act like a mature person for once, you might spare youself some embarresment Smile

*On subject, bravo to the pilot, quick actions like these are what save lives when the real thing happens.

Thanks for the info. Kevin Smile

-Regards to all-
:::QantasA330:::


User currently offlineMadog From Australia, joined Nov 2000, 91 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1248 times:

of course i am joking!

but with qantas, anything can go wrong!!


User currently offlineMadog From Australia, joined Nov 2000, 91 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1251 times:

when you mean serious, you mean qantas is in serious crisis. no wonder they have reported a crappy peformance during the year 2000.

User currently offlineQantasA330 From Iraq, joined Dec 2000, 306 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1233 times:

Madog - - - If you want to reply to these threads for god's sake, would you do it with some respect? I know you were kidding, but please in the future have some respect for the other users who take (and should take) this seriously. Yes QF have had doubtable safety problems lately, but that certainly doesn't mean you should joke about it... If lives were lost here, would you be cracking jokes??? I surely hope not... All I ask is that you think about what you are saying before you do so.

:::QantasA330:::


User currently offlineMr.BA From Singapore, joined Sep 2000, 3423 posts, RR: 22
Reply 15, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1212 times:

Hi guys,

Anyone knows the registration of this plane? No wonder the flight was cancelled here in Singapore...

Madog: You are surely a big joker but joking at the wrong time, wrong place? but surely to wrong people out there.

alvin  Smile/happy/getting dizzy



Boeing747 万岁!
User currently offlineV Jet From Australia, joined May 1999, 719 posts, RR: 2
Reply 16, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 5 days ago) and read 1193 times:

Madog, if you call a 264.4 million profit for Qantas for the half year ended Dec 31 2000 crappy how would you describe the performance of other airlines say NZ/AN with a profit I think of about 3 million?
(I am in no way "having a shot" at NZ/AN just using it as an example)


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