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QF50 In Trouble, Headed To SYD  
User currently offlineTeej13 From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 486 posts, RR: 0
Posted (3 years 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 23922 times:

http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/n...rport/story-e6freooo-1226038241732

They're calling it a major emergency. Any further updates anywhere?

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User currently offlineLonghornmaniac From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 3243 posts, RR: 45
Reply 1, posted (3 years 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 23869 times:

Timetable shows it as a 737-800.

Glad to hear everyone ok.

Cheers,
Cameron


User currently offlineEddieDude From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 7523 posts, RR: 43
Reply 2, posted (3 years 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 23777 times:

Fuel leak. It landed safely.

http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/b...rport/story-e6freonf-1226038255955



Next flights: MEX-GRU (AM 77E), GRU-GIG (JJ A320), SDU-CGH (G3 73H), GRU-MEX (JJ A332).
User currently offlineTeej13 From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 486 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (3 years 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 23709 times:

Good to know. As you were.

User currently offlineKent350787 From Australia, joined May 2008, 955 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (3 years 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 23601 times:

Amazingly, this article appears to report a QF incident accurately and relatively unemotionally http://www.smh.com.au/travel/travel-...rted-fuel-leak-20110413-1dd1f.html

User currently offlineNZ107 From New Zealand, joined Jul 2005, 6335 posts, RR: 39
Reply 5, posted (3 years 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 23222 times:

Any idea what the registration was?


It's all about the destination AND the journey.
User currently offlineKent350787 From Australia, joined May 2008, 955 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (3 years 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 22975 times:

Quoting NZ107 (Reply 5):
Any idea what the registration was?

  Gold - the classic aviation forum reponse to an emergency!!!


User currently offlineKFlyer From Sri Lanka, joined Mar 2007, 1226 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (3 years 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 22567 times:

It seems to be ZK-ZQC. CN34202. Built in 2009.

[Edited 2011-04-12 18:19:37]


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User currently offlineAirbusA6 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 2004 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (3 years 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 13223 times:

I'm sure the Aussie media reported this in great, accurate detail, and blamed the Rolls-Royce CFM56 engines   


it's the bus to stansted (now renamed national express a4 to ruin my username)
User currently offlineScottishDavie From UK - Scotland, joined Feb 2011, 180 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (3 years 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 7959 times:

Amazingly, this article appears to report a QF incident accurately and relatively unemotionally http://www.smh.com.au/travel/travel-...rted-fuel-leak-20110413-1dd1f.html

Yes but the author doesn't seem to know the difference between the words effect and affect. I suppose it's mildly comforting to know that it isn't just illiterate Brits who can't use English properly.


User currently offlineleothedog From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 155 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (3 years 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 6144 times:

Quoting Kent350787 (Reply 4):
Amazingly, this article appears to report a QF incident accurately and relatively unemotionally

LOL @ The media getting it right for a change.



I've got things to see and people to do.
User currently offlineGlideslope From United States of America, joined May 2004, 1593 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (3 years 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 5215 times:

Quoting AirbusA6 (Reply 8):
I'm sure the Aussie media reported this in great, accurate detail, and blamed the Rolls-Royce CFM56 engines  

+1   



To know your Enemy, you must become your Enemy.” Sun Tzu
User currently offlineAusA380 From Australia, joined Jan 2009, 305 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (3 years 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 3002 times:

Media reporting today that QF are trying to distance themselves from the incident on QF50 ex AKL to SYD yesterday by saying it is actually a JetConnect aircraft even though the aircraft is painted in QF livery, cabin crew fitted out the same etc.

When you search for the flight on www.qantas.com.au it does say that the flight is operated by Jetconnect for Qantas.

Is this a reasonable position given that Jetconnect is fully owned and controlled by QF, fitted out and operated like QF that QF then try to distance themselves from any responsibility.

added link to an article http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2011/04/14/3191876.htm

[Edited 2011-04-14 05:14:08]

User currently offlineaerorobnz From Rwanda, joined Feb 2001, 6900 posts, RR: 13
Reply 13, posted (3 years 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 2846 times:

Quoting AusA380 (Reply 12):
Is this a reasonable position given that Jetconnect is fully owned and controlled by QF, fitted out and operated like QF that QF then try to distance themselves from any responsibility.

Completely Unacceptable. It is Qantas NZ by any other name. Crew wear Qantas uniforms, Qantas name badges, passengers have Qantas Boarding Passes, Qantas Baggage Tags, using the Qantas CRS, earn Qantas Frequent Flyer miles.
The aircraft have Qantas sick bags, Qantas cutlery, food is Qantas specification, they have Qantas seats and operate on Qantas mainline aircraft rotation times, are maintained according to Qantas engineering guidelines and are handled by Qantas mainline staff in Auckland who assign them Qantas delay codes..


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