machnumber
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UAL 905 Stuck In Istanbul?

Sun Jul 15, 2012 8:38 pm

Hi

Today I saw UAL 905 being towed to a remote stand in istanbul way after its scheduled departure time. Later when I checked in the internet I could see that the flight was cancelled. Also according to flightaware yesterdays(july 14) flight made a stop at Heathrow. Anyone who knows anything about this?
 
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RE: UAL 905 Stuck In Istanbul?

Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:36 am

A diversion one day followed by a cancellation the following day certainly is not good for a route. I'm curious what the reason could be.
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RE: UAL 905 Stuck In Istanbul?

Mon Jul 16, 2012 4:28 am

Fuel system problem grounding the aircraft.

Yeah on the 14th which was running late anyhow due late arrival from EWR, it ended up dropping into LHR due to a technical issue as well.
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