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CO 3006 Diverted To GSO For Bomb Threat  
User currently offlineJerseyGuy From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 1951 posts, RR: 0
Posted (4 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4457 times:
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Continental Flight 3006 from IAH to IAD was diverted to GSO after a bomb threat was written on a bathroom mirror. All pax and crew are safe and on the ground at GSO

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/04/28/national/main6440393.shtml

[Edited 2010-04-28 09:46:34]


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User currently offlinemicreaux From United States of America, joined Jul 2007, 10 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (4 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4366 times:

Here's a link to the local news source.

http://www.digtriad.com/news/local/s...spx?storyid=141242&catid=57&hpt=T2

Not really any more info, just local.

I wonder if this was a stupid prank? I guess we'll see when they search the aircraft.


User currently offlineJerseyGuy From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 1951 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (4 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 4231 times:
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Update from the FOX affiliate in Greensboro

FBI is interviewing pax and searching the aircraft. On a lighter note Continental is serving lunch to the pax, I thought Continental stopped Meals At Mealtime LOL



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User currently offlinethegreatRDU From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 2310 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (4 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 4070 times:

This has gotten so routine now...


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User currently offlinehomer71 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 2241 posts, RR: 15
Reply 4, posted (4 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 4027 times:

Quoting JerseyGuy (Reply 2):
Continental is serving lunch to the pax, I thought Continental stopped Meals At Mealtime

And, better yet, this is an ExpressJet flight... 

[Edited 2010-04-28 10:58:04]


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User currently offlinethegreatRDU From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 2310 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (4 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 3782 times:

Quoting homer71 (Reply 4):
And, better yet, this is an ExpressJet flight..

CNN was like it's a regional owned and operated by Continental....there was no mention of Expressjet...



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User currently offlinekbpilot5 From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 192 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (4 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 3649 times:

They landed 23R and rolled all the way to the end. Furthest away from the terminal or any hangars.

User currently offlineaviationitgirl From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (4 years 2 months 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3372 times:

Quoting thegreatRDU (Reply 5):
CNN was like it's a regional owned and operated by Continental....there was no mention of Expressjet...

In an article on WRAL.com they said "Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Arlene Salac says the commuter jet, which seats 50, was operated by Jet Link."

Gotta love the media's attention to detail and listening skills, I doubt an FAA spokesperson said the operating airline is called Jet Link. Oye.

/end airline agent rant, have a good night!


User currently offlinehomer71 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 2241 posts, RR: 15
Reply 8, posted (4 years 2 months 4 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 3210 times:

Quoting thegreatRDU (Reply 5):
CNN was like it's a regional owned and operated by Continental....there was no mention of Expressjet...
Quoting aviationitgirl (Reply 7):
In an article on WRAL.com they said "Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Arlene Salac says the commuter jet, which seats 50, was operated by Jet Link."

So which is it? Or is ExpressJet's callsign "Jet Link"?



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User currently offlineFWAERJ From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 3718 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (4 years 2 months 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 2925 times:

Quoting homer71 (Reply 8):
Or is ExpressJet's callsign "Jet Link"?

Yes, XE's call sign is "Jet Link".



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