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UPS 744 Declares Emergency At SDF  
User currently offline747fan From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 1184 posts, RR: 1
Posted (4 years 2 months 4 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 14772 times:

A UPS 744 has declared an emergency due to computer problems and is circling around SDF awaiting permission to land.
http://www.wave3.com/Global/story.asp?S=1231292
The flight involved is UPS2752 operating to DFW.
http://flightaware.com/live/flight/UPS2752

EDIT: The aircraft has just safely landed as of 6:45PM EDT.

[Edited 2010-04-14 15:53:53]

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User currently offline9V-SVC From Singapore, joined Oct 2001, 1796 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (4 years 2 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 14414 times:

Not a good month of flying. Glad she arrives safe and sound!


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User currently offlineKELPkid From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 6337 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (4 years 2 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 14329 times:

Quoting 9V-SVC (Reply 1):
Glad she arrives safe and sound!

Wonder how many UPS packages are going to be late getting to their destination now 



Celebrating the birth of KELPkidJR on August 5, 2009 :-)
User currently offline413X3 From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 1983 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (4 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 13641 times:

That is a very short 744F sector!

User currently offlinePHLJJS From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 416 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (4 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 13537 times:

Quoting KELPkid (Reply 2):
Wonder how many UPS packages are going to be late getting to their destination now

Good thing my new netbook was shipped FX!   

Seriously though, I'm thankfull that the plane landed safely and the crew fine. Hopefully whatever the problem was, it'll be resolved quickly and correctly.


User currently offlineNorcal773 From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 1446 posts, RR: 12
Reply 5, posted (4 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 10830 times:

Quoting KELPkid (Reply 2):
Wonder how many UPS packages are going to be late getting to their destination now

Good thing my new netbook was shipped

Quoting PHLJJS (Reply 4):
Good thing my new netbook was shipped FX!  

Should have gotten an iPad, no shipping needed  



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User currently offlineDocLightning From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 19275 posts, RR: 58
Reply 6, posted (4 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 7662 times:

Quoting KELPkid (Reply 2):
Wonder how many UPS packages are going to be late getting to their destination now

Better arrive late than arrive as part of a smoking wreck, no?


User currently offlineaviationwiz From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 961 posts, RR: 4
Reply 7, posted (4 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 5404 times:

Quoting KELPkid (Reply 2):
Wonder how many UPS packages are going to be late getting to their destination now 

I'd go with none myself. The flight shows as lasting a half hour. Plenty of time to swap the freight to a different ship, leave SDF, and still make the sort in DFW.



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User currently offlinePHLJJS From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 416 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (4 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 3932 times:

Quoting aviationwiz (Reply 7):
Quoting KELPkid (Reply 2):
Wonder how many UPS packages are going to be late getting to their destination now

I'd go with none myself. The flight shows as lasting a half hour. Plenty of time to swap the freight to a different ship, leave SDF, and still make the sort in DFW.

Uh oh, someone's sarcasm detector failed to go off. Better check those batteries.  


User currently offlineacidradio From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 1874 posts, RR: 10
Reply 9, posted (4 years 2 months 3 weeks 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 3777 times:
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Quoting DocLightning (Reply 6):
Better arrive late than arrive as part of a smoking wreck, no?

Depends on who you ask I suppose. I'm sure there is more than one important document onboard which must arrive on time or it could cause career-ending consequences for the sender. Contracts, agreements, perhaps even shipments of cash.



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User currently onlinesimairlinenet From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 909 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (4 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 3273 times:

Thank you for the safe landing, my brother!

User currently offlinefxramper From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 7172 posts, RR: 86
Reply 11, posted (4 years 2 months 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 3028 times:
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N579UP had issues with anti skid system and also landing gear. Had to go around on first approach.

Quoting PHLJJS (Reply 4):
Good thing my new netbook was shipped FX!

My retirement appreciates you business.   


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