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UA949 Emergency Landing In Iceland  
User currently offlineJasonmiller From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 23 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 15766 times:

A United Airlines plane on is way to Chicago from London made an emergency landing in Iceland after smoke was seen coming out of the cockpit.

http://www.sidewaysnews.com/news-rou.../us-flight-makes-emergency-landing

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User currently offlineDescendVia From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 14300 times:

We sent a plane up to KEF from ORD as UAL9935. I guess flight(s) were delayed till today with one going back to ORD as UAL949D and the broken plane going as UAL9937.

User currently offlineFXramper From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 7405 posts, RR: 81
Reply 2, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 14258 times:
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N658UA

Quoting DescendVia (Reply 6):
I guess flight(s) were delayed

Delay for pax was 22 hrs..  boggled 


User currently offlineDAL7e7 From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 357 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 10962 times:



Quoting FXramper (Reply 2):
Delay for pax was 22 hrs..

Wow. What took so long? Getting a new plane?


Trey



DAL7e7 is wondering... Do pilots take crash courses?
User currently onlineVC10DC10 From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 1042 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 10493 times:

What caused the smoke?

Did UA have any follow-on delays due to aircraft non-availability, or is there a spare 777 or two in the system?


User currently offlineFaxiTMA From Iceland, joined Jan 2009, 56 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 9399 times:

The aircraft is still sitting here in KEF, resting infront of Icelandair Technical Service (ITS) hangar. A maintainance team from UA has arrived and they are currently waiting for spares being shipped in

User currently offlineLevg79 From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 996 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 7456 times:



Quoting FXramper (Reply 2):
N658UA



Quoting VC10DC10 (Reply 4):
Did UA have any follow-on delays due to aircraft non-availability, or is there a spare 777 or two in the system?

N658UA is a 767

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User currently offlineUAORD2000 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 267 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 7046 times:

Swiss Air 111 anyone? New IFE, Smoke in cockpit...sound familiar?

User currently offlineBMI727 From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 16001 posts, RR: 27
Reply 8, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 6971 times:



Quoting UAORD2000 (Reply 7):
Swiss Air 111 anyone? New IFE, Smoke in cockpit...sound familiar?

Smoke in an aircraft is something that should never be taken lightly and should prompt an immediate emergency landing.



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User currently offlineBwohlgemuth From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 90 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 6934 times:

And an ESPN columnist was on the flight...

http://espn.go.com/chicago/story?col...nist=wojciechowski_gene&id=4344740


User currently offlineBlueFlyer From Northern Mariana Islands, joined Jan 2006, 4296 posts, RR: 3
Reply 10, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 6934 times:
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Quoting UAORD2000 (Reply 7):
Swiss Air 111 anyone? New IFE, Smoke in cockpit...sound familiar?

Seriously, it's quite a stretch. Just because a plane with a new IFE diverts because of smoke in the cockpit doesn't mean that:
-IFE wiring arced;
-Circuit breakers were not tripped;
-Flammable material allowed for the quick propagation of a fire.

If anything, the crash of Swissair 111 led to much stricter standards regarding wiring and the use of flammable materials.



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User currently onlineVC10DC10 From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 1042 posts, RR: 3
Reply 11, posted (5 years 7 months 2 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 6633 times:



Quoting Levg79 (Reply 6):
N658UA is a 767

Sorry... my bad.

Any spare 767s in the system?


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