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AI A321 At Budapest  
User currently offlineSpr773 From India, joined Jun 2008, 163 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 2956 times:

Hi,
Any information on this photo as to why an AI - A321 had landed in Budapest ? My guess was that it was being delivered from Toulouse. But then why did it land in Budapest ? Or was it some technical fault ?
Please share if anyone has any information regarding this.

http://www.airliners.net/photo/Air-I...C_&prev_id=1376156&next_id=1375559

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User currently offlineBrenintw From Taiwan, joined Jul 2006, 1723 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 2917 times:

The picture information says that it was an unscheduled landing -- which implies some kind of in-flight incident -- perhaps a medical diversion.


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User currently offlineEmSeeEye From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 508 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 2913 times:

What a beautiful plane!

User currently offlineKaitak744 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 2410 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 2892 times:



Quoting Spr773 (Thread starter):
My guess was that it was being delivered from Toulouse.

Delivered from Hamburg actually.


User currently offlineAbrelosojos From Venezuela, joined May 2005, 5130 posts, RR: 55
Reply 4, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 2890 times:



Quoting EmSeeEye (Reply 2):
What a beautiful plane!

= I find the current Air India livery to be extremely striking and one of the classiest good looking colors out there at this moment.

Cheers,
A.



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User currently offlineLeftWing From Singapore, joined Mar 2006, 284 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 2781 times:



Quoting Abrelosojos (Reply 4):
I find the current Air India livery to be extremely striking and one of the classiest good looking colors out there at this moment

too bad the in-flt service & ground check-in is not the same infact its far far below std of 9W,IT and other asian airlines....


User currently offlineOly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6844 posts, RR: 11
Reply 6, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 2734 times:



Quoting Spr773 (Thread starter):
Please share if anyone has any information regarding this.

One of the flight crew had a probable heart attack in-flight so they had to divert. Unfortunately he couldn't be resuscitated on the ground and he died.

Details here

http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=21248



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User currently offlineCricket From India, joined Aug 2005, 2972 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 7 hours ago) and read 2621 times:



Quoting Oly720man (Reply 6):
One of the flight crew had a probable heart attack in-flight so they had to divert. Unfortunately he couldn't be resuscitated on the ground and he died.

RIP to the crew member, tragic that VT-PPI's maiden flight for AI had such an incident



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User currently offlineRebelDJ From United Kingdom, joined May 2007, 114 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 2555 times:

It seems AI have ditched the four wheel bogie Landing Gear on their Airbus Single Aisle aircraft. I guess the airport facilities (runways, taxiways) have improved in the years since they got their A320s.


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User currently offlineAbrelosojos From Venezuela, joined May 2005, 5130 posts, RR: 55
Reply 9, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2444 times:



Quoting LeftWing (Reply 5):
too bad the in-flt service & ground check-in is not the same infact its far far below std of 9W,IT and other asian airlines....

= My recent experience was to the contrary.

Quoting Oly720man (Reply 6):
One of the flight crew had a probable heart attack in-flight so they had to divert. Unfortunately he couldn't be resuscitated on the ground and he died.

Details here

http://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/...21248

= RIP. What a sad story.

-A.



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User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 26005 posts, RR: 22
Reply 10, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 2227 times:



Quoting RebelDJ (Reply 8):
It seems AI have ditched the four wheel bogie Landing Gear on their Airbus Single Aisle aircraft. I guess the airport facilities (runways, taxiways) have improved in the years since they got their A320s.

That was IC (Indian Airlines), not AI. I think the runways that originally required the special four-wheel gear on the A320 have been improved over the years and they reverted to the standard two-wheel gear on later deliveries.


User currently offlineLeftWing From Singapore, joined Mar 2006, 284 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2187 times:



Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 10):
IC (Indian Airlines), not AI

..they have now merged into NACIL..and use the AI brand name.


User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31712 posts, RR: 56
Reply 12, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2087 times:



Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 10):
That was IC (Indian Airlines), not AI. I think the runways that originally required the special four-wheel gear on the A320 have been improved over the years and they reverted to the standard two-wheel gear on later deliveries.

Post merger.The Airline is now AI.

The Four wheeled bogie gear manufacturer closed shop & the improvements to runways out here did not warrant its use.Thereafter only The two wheel MLG was used.

regds
MEL



Think of the brighter side!
User currently offlineAarbee From India, joined Aug 2005, 261 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 1905 times:



Quoting RebelDJ (Reply 8):

Don't mean to hijack this thread, but the photo quoted by RebelDJ

View Large View Medium
Click here for bigger photo!

Photo © Tek


Since when did AI/IC do special liverys?

R



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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31712 posts, RR: 56
Reply 14, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1725 times:



Quoting Aarbee (Reply 13):
Since when did AI/IC do special liverys?

This one was a 1st.  Smile
regds
MEL



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User currently offlineVimanav From India, joined Jul 2003, 1524 posts, RR: 14
Reply 15, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 1612 times:



Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 10):
That was IC (Indian Airlines), not AI. I think the runways that originally required the special four-wheel gear on the A320 have been improved over the years and they reverted to the standard two-wheel gear on later deliveries.



Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 12):
Thereafter only The two wheel MLG was used.

The original IC order was for 31 A320s which came in two batches of 19 and 12. These are the VT-EPB - PT series and the VT-ESA - SL series. All of these aircraft had the 4 wheel bogies. While VT-EPN crashed in BLR on Valentine's day, 1990, all the 30 others from the original order continue to fly for AI. All AI (IC) A320s that you currently see with twin wheel MLG are leased. These are registered VT-EV... and VT-EY...

Hope that clarifies.

brgds//Vimanav



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User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31712 posts, RR: 56
Reply 16, posted (6 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1499 times:



Quoting Vimanav (Reply 15):

Pran.....After the Overhaul agency of the Bogie gear closed shop....It was rumoured that IC was replacing all there bogie MLGs by Twin MLGs when overhaul was due.Can you confirm that was done.Else where would the Bogie gears come from post overhaul.
regds
MEL



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