FaxiTMA From Iceland, joined Jan 2009, 60 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (5 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 9776 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
BlueFlyer From Northern Mariana Islands, joined Jan 2006, 4531 posts, RR: 3
Reply 10, posted (5 years 11 months 2 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 7311 times:
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.