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Hand Solo
8th Mar 2003, 23:40
Anyone know why 27R was temporarily closed around 20:00 ish yesterday? Caught snippets on the tower frequency about an A340 blocking the runway and needing to be towed away.

9th Mar 2003, 07:16
The aircraft had a hydraulic problem and lost steering capability, it was towed back to stand for repairs.

9th Mar 2003, 07:44
Do we know whose A340 it was?

BLK 33
10th Mar 2003, 14:24
It was Air Lanka's A340