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fanoftristars
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Incident With A346 And Skywest CRJ At ORD?

Fri May 24, 2013 7:42 pm

I'm on DL flight 4478, ORD-SLC, delayed 5hrs due to a broken windscreen from FOD blown by an A-380 according to our pilot. Apparently this happened last night during taxi into the gate. Has anyone heard about this? What airline flys an A-380 to ORD?
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Incident With A346 And Skywest CRJ At ORD?

Fri May 24, 2013 7:46 pm

And no one noticed it before now?
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CcrlR
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Incident With A346 And Skywest CRJ At ORD?

Fri May 24, 2013 8:03 pm

ORD cannot handle the A380 as of right now due to the wingspan and size. The 747-8 is the largest I have seen out there and even that has issues when taxiing. The A380 has been to ORD before it entered into service when LH flew it from JFK. It must have been another widebody aircraft that did that.
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ericaasen
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Incident With A346 And Skywest CRJ At ORD?

Sat May 25, 2013 3:52 am

No, it wasn't a 380 supposedly it was IB's 346. That was actually one of the flights I worked yesterday.
 
DTWLAX
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Incident With A346 And Skywest CRJ At ORD?

Sat May 25, 2013 4:27 am

Does the pilot not know that ORD does not get any A380?
 
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Incident With A346 And Skywest CRJ At ORD?

Sat May 25, 2013 5:51 am

More importantly, does the OO pilot not know the "big" difference between a A346 and A380?
 
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Incident With A346 And Skywest CRJ At ORD?

Sat May 25, 2013 8:13 am

Only been here on the debut tour. I wish we would get a BA or ke one here but not happening anytime
 
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Incident With A346 And Skywest CRJ At ORD?

Sat May 25, 2013 8:24 am

Quoting ORDJOE (Reply 6):
Only been here on the debut tour. I wish we would get a BA or ke one here but not happening anytime

I think LH is the best bet for A380 service to ORD.
 
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Incident With A346 And Skywest CRJ At ORD?

Sat May 25, 2013 12:21 pm

Quoting ericaasen (Reply 3):

So who is responsible when something like that happens? Or does OO call Allstate and tell them they have a cracked windshield? Lol.
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jreuschl
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Incident With A346 And Skywest CRJ At ORD?

Sat May 25, 2013 5:14 pm

LH can't send its 748 yet, right? Obviously an A380 isn't coming anytime soon, either!
 
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Incident With A346 And Skywest CRJ At ORD?

Sun May 26, 2013 3:19 am

Quoting mayor (Reply 1):
And no one noticed it before now?

Happened on taxi out. Can't notice what isn't there before it happens.
 
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Incident With A346 And Skywest CRJ At ORD?

Sun May 26, 2013 5:16 am

Quoting CWAFlyer (Reply 10):
Happened on taxi out. Can't notice what isn't there before it happens.

Happened on taxi out the night before. You read half the sentence.

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