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QR B787 Smoke Incident

Old 22nd Jul 2013, 13:06
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QR B787 Smoke Incident

It appears that there has just been an 'incident' on a QR B787 in Doha (A7-BCB).

Unconfirmed reports say smoke from the rear equipment bay. APU battery issue again??
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Old 22nd Jul 2013, 13:22
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where did you source this info
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Old 22nd Jul 2013, 13:32
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From someone at the airline.
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Old 22nd Jul 2013, 19:10
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Could be from the ELT Battery like the others reports... Lets wait for the investigation.
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Old 23rd Jul 2013, 12:09
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Nothing in the local media about the said incident...either they are very tight lipped about it or .....

Need more inside info ....
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Old 23rd Jul 2013, 13:24
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It did happen; I was taxiing for TKOF when 5 fire trucks and 1 Med vehicle surrounded the B787.


Seems as though they are keeping the event very hush hush.
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Old 23rd Jul 2013, 21:48
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Did maintenance received the proper training?
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Old 26th Jul 2013, 14:58
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QR B787 smoke incident

It was an electric issue. Aircraft came out of hanger from maintenance check. Was at A14 with APU running waiting for crew to arrive. Several EICAS messages lead to APU shutdown when ground power was connected which tripped three times. Then smoke from one of the cockpit panels. Panel was removed and found some relays melted. Aircraft is now sealed waiting for Boeing experts to arrive.
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Old 27th Jul 2013, 00:51
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On Doha news website they call it " minor" technical fault.
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Old 27th Jul 2013, 03:00
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Dreamliner, Screamliner. Same. Same.
At this rate I'll never get on one.
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Old 18th Aug 2013, 01:59
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Amazing how people come up with these things! Airbus-Scarebus, T7 - Cripple 7 and now this!


The 787 is a brilliant machine and is a 'generation' ahead of the current aircraft... Only a matter of time when all these issues are ironed out.
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