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User currently offlineScooter01 From Norway, joined Nov 2006, 1213 posts, RR: 8
Posted (6 years 2 months 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 5405 times:
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Not had all the confusion settled down after a false fire-indication light, (see story) :
http://www.aftenposten.no/english/local/article2718869.ece

-before another of their planes gets hit by a toilet-waste truck.  hissyfit 
This plane is also US, so now there are two aircraft sitting at Rygge for a few days...

Scooter01


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User currently offlineLitz From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 1788 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (6 years 2 months 4 days ago) and read 5180 times:
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Quoting Scooter01 (Thread starter):
before another of their planes gets hit by a toilet-waste truck.

(OT, I know)

See, this is why I like railroading ... when we get hit by a truck, we just wipe the paint off and keep going.

 Smile

- litz


User currently offlineMerlinIIIB From Norway, joined Aug 2005, 121 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (6 years 2 months 4 days ago) and read 5132 times:

The "false fire" incident was, according to NRK radio, as follows: Several passengers observed a blowtourch-like fire from left wing. Cabin crew also observed it and alarmed the two up front.

Probable cause: De-iceing fluid from the wing surface leaving the trailing edge while a deep red sunrise made the mist look like fire!

So, anyone heard about this kind of illusion before?


User currently offlinePEET7G From Hungary, joined Jan 2007, 695 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 2 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 4814 times:



Quoting MerlinIIIB (Reply 2):
So, anyone heard about this kind of illusion before?

I always new there was a good reason for the strict restrictions in Norway on selling alcohol, and that serving Akvavit (or Akevitt) as pre-takoff aperitif was not a good idea.  biggrin 



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User currently offlineSomeone83 From Norway, joined Sep 2006, 3510 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (6 years 2 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 4763 times:



Quoting PEET7G (Reply 3):

I always new there was a good reason for the strict restrictions in Norway on selling alcohol, and that serving Akvavit (or Akevitt) as pre-takoff aperitif was not a good idea. biggrin

He he, the newspapers reports that when evacuating the aircraft, many passengers were obsessed with taking their duty-free bags (with alcohol) with them, even when going down the slides  Silly  spin 


User currently offlineLNv22 From Norway, joined Mar 2008, 182 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (6 years 2 months 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 4678 times:



Quoting Someone83 (Reply 4):
He he, the newspapers reports that when evacuating the aircraft, many passengers were obsessed with taking their duty-free bags (with alcohol) with them, even when going down the slides

Priceless! This just illustrates the insanity of the Norwegian alcohol politics  alert 

Would be nice to see some pictures of the aircraft hit by the waste vehicle!



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User currently offlineSomeone83 From Norway, joined Sep 2006, 3510 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (6 years 2 months 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 3827 times:



Quoting LNv22 (Reply 5):
Would be nice to see some pictures of the aircraft hit by the waste vehicle!

http://nrk.no/nyheter/distrikt/ostfold/1.6269127


User currently offlineFlymad From South Africa, joined Jun 2006, 207 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (6 years 2 months 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 3470 times:



Quoting MerlinIIIB (Reply 2):
Probable cause: De-iceing fluid from the wing surface leaving the trailing edge while a deep red sunrise made the mist look like fire!

Having never been to Norway and coming from a very much warmer climate, (so I do not know what sort of weather Norway would be experiencing at the moment), is it normal for aircraft to be de-iced so early in the colder season?


User currently offlineMerlinIIIB From Norway, joined Aug 2005, 121 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (6 years 2 months 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 3221 times:



Quoting Flymad (Reply 7):
is it normal for aircraft to be de-iced so early in the colder season?

Yes, not unusual at all. At the moment, temperature at night is close to zero. During the day temperature peaks at about 13 C. Snow was forecasted this week-end for elevations above 1000 feet.

I just came back from Spain, so this cool weather is really refreshing! Best time of year here in Norway.


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