MikeM2648
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UA 881 Smoke In Cockpit - Diversion To DTW

Fri Aug 26, 2005 2:26 am

Looks like a 757-200 based on flightview.com . I haven't seen anything about it here yet; any idea what happened?

http://www.freep.com/news/latestnews/pm5695_20050825.htm

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RE: UA 881 Smoke In Cockpit - Diversion To DTW

Fri Aug 26, 2005 3:24 am

Because it isn't a NW plane. If it were it would be strike related.
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RE: UA 881 Smoke In Cockpit - Diversion To DTW

Fri Aug 26, 2005 6:15 am

This is the second 757 emergency with smoke in one week...uh oh, could this be a pattern? Blame the scab mechanics at NWA for this one, but wait, this is for another airline...obviously incidents happen at other airlines, everything at NWA is blown out of propotion.
 
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RE: UA 881 Smoke In Cockpit - Diversion To DTW

Fri Aug 26, 2005 6:41 am

Oh my God, an emergency landing??? How many planes are going to break down and have emergency landings due to this NWA strike???
Oh, eer, it was UA? And it made the news? Go figure....
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RE: UA 881 Smoke In Cockpit - Diversion To DTW

Fri Aug 26, 2005 6:43 am

Was this the same aircraft as last time? I'd assume it isn't, but I was just curious.
 
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RE: UA 881 Smoke In Cockpit - Diversion To DTW

Fri Aug 26, 2005 9:56 am

Is this UA 881 which is a 744 to NRT or NW 881???????????????



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RE: UA 881 Smoke In Cockpit - Diversion To DTW

Fri Aug 26, 2005 10:00 am

Quoting DeltaMIA (Reply 1):
Because it isn't a NW plane. If it were it would be strike related.

Does UA have union mechanics?

Shouldn't smoke in the cabin be something that doesn't happen if maintenance is being done properly?
 
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RE: UA 881 Smoke In Cockpit - Diversion To DTW

Fri Aug 26, 2005 1:47 pm

What was the Source of the smoke.
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RE: UA 881 Smoke In Cockpit - Diversion To DTW

Fri Aug 26, 2005 2:09 pm

Quoting FutureFO (Reply 5):
Is this UA 881 which is a 744 to NRT or NW 881???????????????

UA881. It is a 757 on the BOS-ORD leg and a 744 on the ORD-NRT leg.
The diversion was actually on Wednesday, not Thursday as the paper indicated.

NW881 is an A320 from TPA-MEM-LAX.

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