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HotDog
28th Aug 2002, 07:04
Some more details to old news.

AC 5EJ AA PIR: 45
MDIS.22JUL/JFK T-0282

ERRATIC THUMPING NOISE IN FLIGHT. APPEARS TO COME FROM FLOOR AREA NEAR ROWS 3 - 4. AFTER LANDING DISCOVERED LOOSE PIT BULL IN FWD CARGO COMPARTMENT.

AC 5EJ AA TFI
MDIS.24.JUL/TUL
************** FERRY FLIGHT ****************

AIRCRAFT TO BE FERRIED TO TULSA FOR REPAIRS TO AIRCRAFT AFTER IT WAS DAMAGED BY PIT BULL. SEE PIREP 45 INTERIM REPAIRS PERFORMED TO TRANSPONDER AND VHF TBT.24JUL/TUL .

EVALUATE DAMAGE TO AREA AND REPAIR ALL WIRING DAMAGED BY DOG. REMOVE INTERIM REPAIRS AND INSTALL PERMANENT REPAIRS.

The dog ate through the lower forward wall Gill liner of the fwd cargo and got access to the wiring behind the E 3 and E 4 radio racks. The dog cut the coax for the #2 and #3 VHF com radios, the DMEs, ATC Transponders, and damaged wiring for the passenger entertainment system. No word on the status of the bit bull