BreninTW wrote:I'm assuming the aircraft is coming back to the US from overseas (conversion perhaps?) -- it makes sense to park it at a gate to allow the crew to go through passport and customs controls. I guess they'd also need to file the paperwork for importing the aircraft.
Chuska wrote:I went down to the freight ramp to look for this aircraft. Needless to say, didn't see it. Boeing 778X, please send you photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks! Fred (Chuska)
wjcandee wrote:I listened to the LiveATC archive. After landing, the crew indicates that they have no facilities there and asks for a spot to hold for a few minutes while they call the Company to find out what to do. This pretty-much eliminates the likelihood that it's a medical, as, frankly, did the communications on the way down. They said they did not need the equipment, so not a fire or the kind of mechanical that the equipment would be helpful with.
Acey559 wrote:The aircraft lost pressurization due to an equipment cooling issue (anyone who flies the 757/767 will know what I’m talking about) and diverted to ABQ. Since we have no ground support at ABQ, the easiest thing to do was park them at the terminal while the crew went to the hotel and they fixed the issue. The aircraft again lost pressurization on the way to California, is currently the spare at ONT and allegedly fixed.
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