sflaflight
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Broken UA A320 In SXM?

Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:51 pm

Been in SXM for three days now and have been to Maho to see AF and KL take off but what is up with the UA that arrived on Monday? It was at gate for a turn then was pulled off to the side where it has been eversince. I am assuming major mx for it to still be here as it has now been three days. Something minor would have been fixed by now, anyone know?
 
spiritair97
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Broken UA A320 In SXM?

Wed Jun 20, 2012 8:35 pm

What type of aircraft is it?
 
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Broken UA A320 In SXM?

Wed Jun 20, 2012 8:50 pm

Well, Flight Aware shows a ferry 320 on 6/20 MCO-SXM and no flight numbers with ferry range numbers departing. Sounds like the troubled aircraft is still there from the OP post.
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sflaflight
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Broken UA A320 In SXM?

Thu Jun 21, 2012 3:24 am

Yes. It is an A320 and I can confirm it is still here. I am thinking engine at this point to have it stay here this long. I leave for MIA tomorrow and will try to swing by the west end to see if I can get tail number. The crazy part is I was Maho all day taking pics and missed this one as I was at Sunset ordering a drink lol
 
sflaflight
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Broken UA A320 In SXM?

Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:25 pm

Well she is still here, hasnt moved and no activity around her yet. Interesting. Any UA people in the know have any info
 
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Broken UA A320 In SXM?

Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:54 pm

Quoting sflaflight (Reply 4):
Any UA people in the know have any info

From what I can tell there was a lav leak requiring parts which will be arriving today, A/C requires extensive cleanup and should be departing tomorrow.
 
spiritair97
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Broken UA A320 In SXM?

Thu Jun 21, 2012 3:01 pm

Probably an irrelevant question, but which colorscheme is she painted in?
 
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Broken UA A320 In SXM?

Thu Jun 21, 2012 3:05 pm

Quoting spiritair97 (Reply 6):
Probably an irrelevant question, but which colorscheme is she painted in?

Nose number 4710, I don't know what scheme she's in though.
 
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RE: Broken UA A320 In SXM?

Thu Jun 21, 2012 3:51 pm

Quoting RDH3E (Reply 7):
Nose number 4710, I don't know what scheme she's in though.

In that case it should be this aircraft:



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slcguy
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RE: Broken UA A320 In SXM?

Thu Jun 21, 2012 7:06 pm

Bet this is the type problem that makes maintenance and cabin service folks say "Oh Sh*t". Sorry, I couldn't resist that one.  spin 

[Edited 2012-06-21 12:24:12]
 
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RE: Broken UA A320 In SXM?

Thu Jun 21, 2012 7:52 pm

"Good news! You're spending a couple of days working on the beach in St. Martin. The bad news is..."
I am a patient boy ...
 
sflaflight
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RE: Broken UA A320 In SXM?

Fri Jun 22, 2012 5:11 pm

Yep. That is she. I Left yesterday late and got to finally grab the reg. She is in UA globe paint. But what a great site to wake up to every morning from my hotel balcony over Simpson Bay.

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