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DL Regional Jet At PVD  
User currently offlineERJ170 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 6775 posts, RR: 17
Posted (1 year 4 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 5042 times:

I tried to search but the search does not work for me.. Still showing only up to 2011... I don't get it..

But, any who.....

Can some enlighten me on the DL RJ at PVD near the US fuel tanks? It's been there every time I go to PVD and I'm wondering what's the deal.

Thanks!


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User currently offlineShamrock137 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 150 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (1 year 4 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 4994 times:

It had a small electrical fire at the gate, and I cant remember if it was from a faulty APU or GPU but all the electrics and avionics were fried. The company made the decision to remove the engines and park the plane, determining it would be less expensive than replacing the electronics. Last I herd, its fate is up in the air, company doesn't have an answer as to what they want to do with it, ARFF wants to take over it as a trainer, airline might part it out, airport doesn't care as long as the rent keeps getting paid on the space. Chances are though that it will never fly again.


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User currently offlineERJ170 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 6775 posts, RR: 17
Reply 2, posted (1 year 4 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 4986 times:

And now I know, and knowing is half the battle... I thought it was a permanent spare...


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User currently offlinemesaflyguy From United States of America, joined Dec 2012, 3192 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (1 year 4 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 4822 times:
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Interesting. When was the fire? I haven't been back to PVD in a few months so I guess I'm missing all the action!


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User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3086 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (1 year 4 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 4392 times:

Found some more info, exact date of fire unknown according to report,
last flight was arriving PVD on Jan 23, 2012.

http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20120124-1



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User currently offlinethegoldenargosy From United States of America, joined Sep 2010, 384 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (1 year 4 months 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 4167 times:

There aren't any signs of damage from the outside. I've heard that they might part take the wings off and truck it out.

User currently offlineshaunly From United States of America, joined Oct 2012, 2 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (1 year 4 months 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 3761 times:

This was a Comair aircraft and as such is caught up in the bankruptcy proceedings. To my knowledge the ARFF offered to purchase it to use as a training hull, but it did not work. I also don't believe the airport can really touch it for fear that it would be damaged in any way, thereby potentially making the airport liable for it with the creditor(s).

User currently offlineDLX737200 From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1930 posts, RR: 20
Reply 7, posted (1 year 4 months 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 3638 times:

Quoting shaunly (Reply 6):
This was a Comair aircraft and as such is caught up in the bankruptcy proceedings.

This report:

Quoting 71Zulu (Reply 4):

http://aviation-safety.net/database/...124-1

States it was a Pinnacle aircraft. The pictures shows a Pinnacle logo on the nose, too.


User currently offline71Zulu From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 3086 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (1 year 4 months 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 3630 times:


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The good old days: Delta L-1011s at MSY
User currently onlinePSU.DTW.SCE From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 7648 posts, RR: 27
Reply 9, posted (1 year 4 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 3376 times:

Aircraft is owned by Wells Fargo, leased to Delta, operated by Pinnacle.

User currently offlineshaunly From United States of America, joined Oct 2012, 2 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (1 year 4 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 1583 times:

Quoting DLX737200 (Reply 7):
States it was a Pinnacle aircraft. The pictures shows a Pinnacle logo on the nose, too.

My mistake ... but a bankruptcy issue nonetheless. Pinnacle just emerged from Chapter 11 on 5-1-2013 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta. I believe the terms of that agreement include a phase-out of 50-seat RJ a/c, so maybe the ARFF will be able to purchase it after all.


User currently onlinePSU.DTW.SCE From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 7648 posts, RR: 27
Reply 11, posted (1 year 4 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 1575 times:

The fate of the aircraft is ultimately up to what the insurance company, the owner (Wells Fargo), and the lessor (Delta) want to do with the airframe.

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