pilotntrng
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AA 588 In CHS

Tue Apr 17, 2007 10:00 pm

Just curious why an AA A300 is in CHS, any one with info? Im guessing a diversion, maybe?



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lxlgu
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RE: AA 588 In CHS

Tue Apr 17, 2007 10:15 pm

Hi!

Flight was diverted due to medical emergency on the MIA JFK sector of the flight from SJU
It was further delayed in Charleston due to a problem with the tow bar.Imagine they probably did not have a A300 bar

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RE: AA 588 In CHS

Tue Apr 17, 2007 10:16 pm

Quoting PilotNTrng (Thread starter):
Im guessing a diversion, maybe?

16-Apr-2007 A306/E Miami Int'l (KMIA) Charleston AFB Int'l (KCHS) 10:47PM EDT 12:16AM EDT (+1) 1:29
16-Apr-2007 A306/E Miami Int'l (KMIA) John F Kennedy Int'l (KJFK) 10:47PM EDT Diverted
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pilotntrng
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RE: AA 588 In CHS

Tue Apr 17, 2007 10:34 pm

Thanks guys for the info. I figured it was a diversion. I can recall when I was on the ramp in CHS with DALGS in 98' , an AA A300 diverted to CHS due to a hydraulic failure. They then ferried another A300 to pick up the passengers. It was an amazing view seeing those two big boys sitting at the gates.
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RE: AA 588 In CHS

Wed Apr 18, 2007 10:38 am

Quoting Lxlgu (Reply 1):
Flight was diverted due to medical emergency on the MIA JFK sector of the flight from SJU
It was further delayed in Charleston due to a problem with the tow bar.Imagine they probably did not have a A300 bar

Female pax having seizures was taken to local hospital. Further delay was a required maintenance inspection due to the overweight landing.
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