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Smartwings B738 over Aegean Sea on Aug 22nd 2019

Old 29th Oct 2019, 13:14
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Originally Posted by gearlever View Post
Would be interesting to know how much fuel was left.......
I am sure I read somewhere it was 900kgs -- or am I bonkers LOL
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Old 1st Nov 2019, 20:41
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In the case of Smartwings' Prague to Gatwick route, just a temporary hiatus; the flight resumed today
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Old 28th Nov 2019, 06:54
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Criminal proceedings are underway according to avherald.
Incident: Smartwings B738 over Aegean Sea on Aug 22nd 2019, engine shut down in flight, aircraft continued to Prague
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Old 4th Dec 2019, 07:50
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Just a queryRe ETPS

Originally Posted by fox niner View Post
I wonder if the aircraft had an ETOPS approval...90/180/240/ etc minute?

Or the operators engineering approval?

Just checking.
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Old 4th Dec 2019, 08:10
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But even then you have to land at the nearest suitable airport. Etops does not change that basic rule.
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Old 4th Dec 2019, 08:13
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fox niner

I just replied in a similar manner then deleted my post on the grounds that I realised belatedly that gunshy67 must have been posing a rhetorical question...

gunshy67: you were being rhetorical.........weren't you??

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Old 4th Dec 2019, 15:18
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you dont need ETOPS on MED IT charter flights - not even for the Canary Islands unless you are coming from the USA or Canada lol
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