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London Radar down 25/09/2008

Old 25th Sep 2008, 17:04
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Beeb reporting suspension of flights from Luton

Comment that Swanwick has 'lost all contact' . . .
NATS state problem with datalink to all major southern airports.
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Old 25th Sep 2008, 17:13
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"all flights suspended"
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Old 25th Sep 2008, 17:14
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Already being discussed by the ones in the know.

http://www.pprune.org/atc-issues/344...ing-going.html
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Old 25th Sep 2008, 17:14
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Got ops SMS saying NATS lost radar and all departures suspended

Now just another - departures resuming shortly with flow restrictions of 1 per 5 minutes - and that was Heathrow - was sitting in hotel room on standby - I wonder hmmmm ....
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Old 25th Sep 2008, 17:18
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Retired ATC John Bulwell interviewed on BBC Radio Five Live suggested it might 'take some time' to fix so 'expect delays' for departures . . .
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Old 25th Sep 2008, 17:20
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I hope he didn't get paid too much for that.

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Old 25th Sep 2008, 17:26
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Has the computer seen it's pension options
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Old 25th Sep 2008, 17:31
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Old 25th Sep 2008, 20:44
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London Radar down 25/09/2008

What's the scoop? I am stuck in STN
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Old 25th Sep 2008, 20:52
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see here

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Old 25th Sep 2008, 20:53
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last I heard ot was a data link failure, lhr was down to 1 departure every 5 mins. I think its back up and running now... hit the bar...good luck
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