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Old 20th Jun 2006, 16:12
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The AvgasDinosaur
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Originally Posted by DickyPearse
I seem to remember awhile back an aircraft mentioning they were low on fuel without using any dramatic wasn't prioritised and ran out of fuel while being vectored on the long route home. I know there were other factors at play in this incident, but it does highlight the need to ensure all parties are aware of the seriousness of a particular situation.
I think this is the one you are refering to
Avianca B.707 near New York 25th Jan 1990 73 fatalities.
Be lucky

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