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F9 1557 - What Happened To This Flight Today?

Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:32 pm

This flight aparently dropped out of the sky losing 6000 feet after departing DEN today? Anyone know what happened?
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RE: F9 1557 - What Happened To This Flight Today?

Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:41 pm

Since we haven't heard of a crash involving a Frontier plane, I highly doubt it dropped out of the sky..
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RE: F9 1557 - What Happened To This Flight Today?

Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:43 pm

Losing 6000 feet over the Rockies after departing DEN is a pretty major drop.
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RE: F9 1557 - What Happened To This Flight Today?

Mon Apr 29, 2013 6:52 pm

TThat's a pretty major drop, but with the mountains right there it's not unbelievable that they encountered a wind sheer of some sort
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RE: F9 1557 - What Happened To This Flight Today?

Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:02 pm

http://m.9news.com/topstory/article?a=333365&f=1272

Here is the story being reported locally, not much details but someone here has to have more. I know we have several F9 employees here.
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RE: F9 1557 - What Happened To This Flight Today?

Mon Apr 29, 2013 7:07 pm

One of the comments from a passenger on board is that they had lost cabin pressure.
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RE: F9 1557 - What Happened To This Flight Today?

Tue Apr 30, 2013 1:58 pm

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RE: F9 1557 - What Happened To This Flight Today?

Wed May 01, 2013 8:51 pm

Quoting ual747den (Reply 4):
http://m.9news.com/topstory/article?a=333365&f=1272

Invalid link
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RE: F9 1557 - What Happened To This Flight Today?

Fri May 03, 2013 3:56 pm

Is there more to the story?
Link does show a 10,000 ft drop in a couple of minutes and return to DEN.

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RE: F9 1557 - What Happened To This Flight Today?

Sat May 04, 2013 5:06 am

It was over 10k in a matter of minutes and yes, it returned to KDEN.
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