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AAL10 Divert To TUL 1/28.

Mon Jan 29, 2007 12:57 am

Was just looking at arrivals for TUL this morning and noticed we had a 762 divert to here about 2am this morning. She was on the ground for a little over an hour before continuing to JFK. I am guessing medical. Anyone know?

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RE: AAL10 Divert To TUL 1/28.

Mon Jan 29, 2007 1:43 am

It looks like it decided to divert to Tulsa while over southwestern Kansas. MX maybe?

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/A...0/history/20070128/0550Z/KLAX/KTUL

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RE: AAL10 Divert To TUL 1/28.

Mon Jan 29, 2007 1:50 am

Quoting CitationJet (Reply 1):
It looks like it decided to divert to Tulsa while over southwestern Kansas. MX maybe?

Maybe so, since they have a huge MX facility at TUL. Smaller one at MCI too, but maybe TUL had the parts.

If it was a pax medical issue, AMA or OKC look closer to the point where their course changed. Could those stations even handle a widebody?
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RE: AAL10 Divert To TUL 1/28.

Mon Jan 29, 2007 3:39 am

I doubt it was a mechanical. TUL is not an MX base for AA's 767. AFW is. If it was mechanical the likely would have gone to DFW where a replacement airplane if need be is available. My guess is that it was ill passenger. I will check today on the dispatchers irregularity report.
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RE: AAL10 Divert To TUL 1/28.

Mon Jan 29, 2007 5:55 am

Looks like medical emergency. Maint. logbook indicates AED was used and Medical Kit opened.
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RE: AAL10 Divert To TUL 1/28.

Mon Jan 29, 2007 2:46 pm

Yes it was a medical emergency. Passenger is OK and continued to JFK this afternoon via DFW
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RE: AAL10 Divert To TUL 1/28.

Thu Feb 08, 2007 1:59 pm

Quoting OPNLguy (Reply 2):
If it was a pax medical issue, AMA or OKC look closer to the point where their course changed. Could those stations even handle a widebody?

i dont know if am interpreting this question correctly, but if i am, AMA handles 747s from UA once a month. 13502x300 foot runway is definitely enough for a widebody  Wink
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RE: AAL10 Divert To TUL 1/28.

Thu Feb 08, 2007 2:06 pm

Quoting Garri767 (Reply 6):
i dont know if am interpreting this question correctly, but if i am, AMA handles 747s from UA once a month. 13502x300 foot runway is definitely enough for a widebody

Sorry, but you're not.

If I'd asked "Could those airports even handle a widebody?" you'd have been correct....

That's why I asked "Could those stations even handle a widebody?" meaning did AA have the ground handling capability for their widebodied aircraft at those airports...  Wink
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RE: AAL10 Divert To TUL 1/28.

Thu Feb 08, 2007 2:19 pm

Quoting OPNLguy (Reply 7):
That's why I asked "Could those stations even handle a widebody?" meaning did AA have the ground handling capability for their widebodied aircraft at those airports... Wink

well no crap we do, the MQ staff here can handle it! Big grin  Wink



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RE: AAL10 Divert To TUL 1/28.

Thu Feb 08, 2007 2:21 pm

Quoting Garri767 (Reply 8):
sorry for the misunderstanding

Not a prob at all...  Wink
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