A380 circling Wakefield7

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A380 circling Wakefield7

Post by LeakyFeeder » 12 Mar 2017, 14:07

Emirates A380 circling over wakey leeds for sometime now with its gear down....anyone know the score as nothing on the wireless either mancs or LBA...

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Post by thelad » 12 Mar 2017, 15:07

Divert to LHR
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Re: A380 circling Wakefield7

Post by thelad » 12 Mar 2017, 15:07

Gear issue.
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Re: A380 circling Wakefield7

Post by LeakyFeeder » 12 Mar 2017, 19:29

Chees for that.. my eldest was watching it thru the binos an said the left gear wasnt out properly... makes sense now... 7 big circuits at around 9000ft had me wondering

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Post by thelad » 12 Mar 2017, 19:36

He was contacting scottish radar requesting a divert to LHR, i expect they have maintenance down there? Then stayed at 9000ft south towards LHR. That gear must cause a bit of drag, landed with no drama.
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