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13. Oh, it's a plane
I get it now
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  -JetBlue Dumping Fuel...A320 nose gear twisted 100+ onboard No DUplicitous DUpe  Sep-21-05 06:41 PM   #0 
  - A320 stats...Fuel Capacity 6,302 Gals...Max Landing weight..  No DUplicitous DUpe   Sep-21-05 06:43 PM   #1 
  - 6:45 Central time kick nt  eyepaddle   Sep-21-05 06:46 PM   #6 
  - A320 File Photo  No DUplicitous DUpe   Sep-21-05 06:52 PM   #8 
     - Oh, it's a plane  DS1   Sep-21-05 07:01 PM   #13 
  - where?  Oreo   Sep-21-05 06:44 PM   #2 
  - Los Angeles  No DUplicitous DUpe   Sep-21-05 06:45 PM   #4 
  - I heard that and it made me wonder a) where are they, what are they  Pirate Smile   Sep-21-05 06:44 PM   #3 
  - Much of it will evaporate, but not all...depends on how high they are  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-21-05 07:02 PM   #15 
     - Guy on MSNBC now saying "Some Airbus A/C can not dump fuel"  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-21-05 07:06 PM   #24 
  - landing gear stuck  WillYourVoteBCounted   Sep-21-05 06:45 PM   #5 
  - Diverting to LAX  Godlesscommieprevert   Sep-21-05 06:52 PM   #7 
  - Diverted to Long Beach......  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-21-05 06:59 PM   #10 
  - Please let them be alright. My husband is flying Jet Blue in the air now.  mgdecombe   Sep-21-05 06:58 PM   #9 
  - My husband's also flying at this moment  Godlesscommieprevert   Sep-21-05 07:00 PM   #12 
  - Thinking good thoughts for everyone in the air right now  mgdecombe   Sep-21-05 07:03 PM   #16 
     - Thanks,  Godlesscommieprevert   Sep-21-05 07:05 PM   #20 
  - Good  Corgigal   Sep-21-05 07:01 PM   #14 
     - From what I can hear on the radio, it sounds like it.  mgdecombe   Sep-21-05 07:03 PM   #18 
  - From The AP:Damaged Plane Circling Calif. Airport  No DUplicitous DUpe   Sep-21-05 07:00 PM   #11 
  - prehaps they should have waited to dump fuel until after a decision  fleabert   Sep-21-05 07:04 PM   #19 
  - I'm listening to kcbs  Corgigal   Sep-21-05 07:06 PM   #21 
  - On MSNBC...A320 cannot "dump fuel" I guess it is burning some  No DUplicitous DUpe   Sep-21-05 07:07 PM   #25 
     - Don't you think that is an odd design feature?  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-21-05 07:09 PM   #27 
     - Really, I've flown Airbus a few times, and I don't like them  Godlesscommieprevert   Sep-21-05 07:11 PM   #30 
     - got it.  fleabert   Sep-21-05 07:09 PM   #28 
  - THEY DIDN'T DUMP ANY FUEL!!! AT ALL  discerning christian   Sep-21-05 10:56 PM   #145 
  - THEY DIDN'T DUMP ANY FUEL!!! AT ALL  discerning christian   Sep-21-05 10:56 PM   #146 
  - .  Bluebear   Sep-22-05 12:35 AM   #151 
  - This is scary  TheCentepedeShoes   Sep-21-05 07:03 PM   #17 
  - MSNBC now saying they can't dump fuel  LizW   Sep-21-05 07:06 PM   #22 
  - Belly landing on foam?  Gregorian   Sep-21-05 07:06 PM   #23 
  - The foam is there to suppress fire.....they'll be fine  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-21-05 07:07 PM   #26 
     - Not a slam dunk.  Gregorian   Sep-21-05 07:10 PM   #29 
        - Agreed, not an easy task.....but they do train for this in simulators  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-21-05 07:13 PM   #31 
           - Right. Main gear down. Maybe.  Gregorian   Sep-21-05 07:18 PM   #35 
              - I am willing to bet the nose gear can NOT be retracted.....  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-21-05 07:23 PM   #39 
                 - I've only flown light planes. So it's a guess at best.  Gregorian   Sep-21-05 07:39 PM   #60 
                    - I used to be a Parts Manager for a Cessna and Bell FBO......  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-21-05 07:45 PM   #66 
                       - Nose gear are badass.  Gregorian   Sep-21-05 07:50 PM   #68 
                          - Used to be able to recite a 100 hour inspection kit for a 172 by rote!  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-21-05 07:56 PM   #74 
                             - Hahaha. Yep the old single steering wheel and v tail  Gregorian   Sep-21-05 08:05 PM   #82 
                                - SAW TWO OF THEM TWO DAYS AGO!!!!  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-21-05 08:10 PM   #85 
                                   - OMG. Ukiah is where I used to see them.  Gregorian   Sep-21-05 08:13 PM   #90 
                                      - No...i was driving up 101 from San Jose on the way to Portland  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-21-05 08:32 PM   #118 
                                         - That is one of the nicest drives there is.  Gregorian   Sep-21-05 08:49 PM   #135 
  - Landings are bad enough without this. I can't imagine how  The_Casual_Observer   Sep-21-05 07:14 PM   #32 
  - 90 minutes to burn off enough fuel.  LizW   Sep-21-05 07:17 PM   #33 
     - First thought: yes. Second thought: liquor and emergency evacuation...  hvn_nbr_2   Sep-21-05 07:26 PM   # 
        - Yes, you're right. Remember Souix City?  LizW   Sep-21-05 07:28 PM   #49 
        - I don't think the drink cart ever rolled out. Prob detected at take-off.  Zenlitened   Sep-21-05 07:59 PM   #76 
  - 135 customers aboard....  Catchawave   Sep-21-05 07:17 PM   #34 
  - 139 passengers....n/t  Catchawave   Sep-21-05 07:25 PM   #42 
  - 139 passengers on board, may be watching all this on TV :(  Zenlitened   Sep-21-05 07:19 PM   #36 
  - A new level of horror. I can't imagine that.  mgdecombe   Sep-21-05 07:22 PM   #38 
     - An American Airlines flight crashed in Chicago in the 70s  Godlesscommieprevert   Sep-21-05 07:27 PM   #45 
  - Live feed at MSNBC website  Zenlitened   Sep-21-05 07:22 PM   #37 
  - What's happening now!  goclark   Sep-21-05 07:24 PM   #40 
  - Still circling, burning off fuel. Landing in 5 - 10 min. n/t  LizW   Sep-21-05 07:26 PM   #43 
  - Can't bare to watch! nt  goclark   Sep-21-05 07:27 PM   #44 
     - LAFD on scene, ready to go. 110 firefighters are there. n/t  LizW   Sep-21-05 07:30 PM   #52 
  - They are going to keep enough fuel to try several attempts  Pithy Cherub   Sep-21-05 07:28 PM   #47 
  - Thanks for your updates. I can't view it on my Mac. Anything happening?  mgdecombe   Sep-21-05 07:25 PM   #41 
  - Can't view it with Firefox n/t  Oeditpus Rex   Sep-21-05 07:33 PM   #55 
     - Yeah, I just learned that the hard way. Crashed me. nt  mgdecombe   Sep-21-05 07:38 PM   #59 
  - It should caster when it touches down. This is NOT any major emergency.  karlrschneider   Sep-21-05 07:27 PM   #46 
  - The tires might blow immediately though....  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-21-05 07:30 PM   #51 
  - Probably, but that isn't a big deal. Less than 10% of the a/c weight is  karlrschneider   Sep-21-05 07:54 PM   #72 
     - Even tail draggers, i would think. You can pick the tail up on many  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-21-05 07:59 PM   #77 
        - True enough. I once landed a J3 cub absolutely 'vertically'. Had 30+ Kt  karlrschneider   Sep-21-05 11:48 PM   #150 
  - LAFD saying they train for this scenario, are very prepared.  Zenlitened   Sep-21-05 07:31 PM   #53 
  - Looks like final approach.  Wilber_Stool   Sep-21-05 07:28 PM   #48 
  - You can watch its approach  Scooter24   Sep-21-05 07:29 PM   #50 
  - Still circling.  Zenlitened   Sep-21-05 07:33 PM   #54 
  - Photo shows front landing gear actually twisted sideways.  Zenlitened   Sep-21-05 07:34 PM   #56 
  - Hopefully this isn't a duplicate  lizziegrace   Sep-21-05 07:35 PM   #57 
  - Analysts on MSNBC saying similar, comparing to shuttle landing.  Zenlitened   Sep-21-05 07:38 PM   #58 
  - Zen-Thank you!  lizziegrace   Sep-21-05 07:42 PM   #63 
     - Support, definitely. I'm glad I'm not watching this alone.  Zenlitened   Sep-21-05 07:51 PM   #69 
  - Especially with the news guy asking  rainbow4321   Sep-21-05 07:39 PM   #61 
  - Foam landing  LA lady   Sep-21-05 07:43 PM   #64 
     - Hi, LA lady... welcome to DU.  Zenlitened   Sep-21-05 07:53 PM   #70 
  - Jet Blue says 140 passengers, six crew. Per MSNBC.  Zenlitened   Sep-21-05 07:41 PM   #62 
  - I'm in Los Angeles and watching on TV  goclark   Sep-21-05 07:43 PM   #65 
     - It's nerve-wracking just watching on TV. I can barely imagine...  Zenlitened   Sep-21-05 08:12 PM   #87 
  - 25L is the LAX runway. The pilot will be deciding when he's ready  Pithy Cherub   Sep-21-05 07:46 PM   #67 
  - Load limiters  No DUplicitous DUpe   Sep-21-05 07:53 PM   #71 
  - The experts on KCAL sound very hopeful. If they are watching  mgdecombe   Sep-21-05 07:54 PM   #73 
  - I'm scheduled to fly JetBlue tomorrow  BareNakedLiberal   Sep-21-05 07:58 PM   #75 
  - I don't know what the result of all this will be, but I am impressed  mgdecombe   Sep-21-05 08:01 PM   #78 
     - I live 8 minutes from LAX  goclark   Sep-21-05 08:04 PM   #81 
  - American Airlines pilot (retired?) on MSNBC saying been there, done that  Zenlitened   Sep-21-05 08:01 PM   #79 
  - Except for the 4000 foot gouge down the middle of the runway?  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-21-05 08:07 PM   #84 
  - Apilot is talking now who landed one like this before  LizW   Sep-21-05 08:01 PM   #80 
  - KCAL says they will not be coming in for a landing any time soon  mgdecombe   Sep-21-05 08:07 PM   #83 
  - GREAT LANDING!!!!  No DUplicitous DUpe   Sep-21-05 08:20 PM   #99 
  - Where did this flight originate? NT  DawgHouse   Sep-21-05 08:11 PM   #86 
  - Burbank. Problem was detected immediately after takeoff.  Zenlitened   Sep-21-05 08:14 PM   #91 
  - thank you NT  DawgHouse   Sep-21-05 08:15 PM   #93 
  - Sorry, just found out. Burbank to JFK. NT  DawgHouse   Sep-21-05 08:14 PM   # 
  - It took off from Burbank at 3.17 PDT n/t  Husb2Sparkly   Sep-21-05 08:14 PM   #92 
  - Beginning final approach  420inTN   Sep-21-05 08:13 PM   #88 
  - Kcbs  Corgigal   Sep-21-05 08:13 PM   #89 
  - Looks like it's coming in now, those back wheels do not look down  Up2Late   Sep-21-05 08:15 PM   #94 
  - That was a beautiful landing  Godlesscommieprevert   Sep-21-05 08:20 PM   #98 
  - Landing now!  Up2Late   Sep-21-05 08:18 PM   #95 
  - A thing of beauty!! Hats off to pilot and crew!!!!!!  Zenlitened   Sep-21-05 08:19 PM   #96 
  - SAFE!!! SAFE LANDING!!!  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-21-05 08:20 PM   #97 
  - Awesome! Amazing job.  LizW   Sep-21-05 08:20 PM   #101 
  - YAY! All is well! NT  DawgHouse   Sep-21-05 08:20 PM   #100 
  - Beautiful landing, tires burned up, but nose stayed locked  Up2Late   Sep-21-05 08:21 PM   #102 
  - True Hero He deserves a vacation of his choice  Twist_U_Up   Sep-21-05 08:21 PM   #103 
  - a beautiful landing!!! Hats off to that pilot!!!  chimpsrsmarter   Sep-21-05 08:21 PM   #104 
  - Man that was an awesome landing  420inTN   Sep-21-05 08:21 PM   #105 
  - In-freaking-credible!  Oeditpus Rex   Sep-21-05 08:21 PM   #106 
  - Darn! Give that Pilot a medal  AlamoDemoc   Sep-21-05 08:23 PM   #107 
  - or at least a million dollars  Centered   Sep-21-05 08:35 PM   #124 
  - Thanks to the crew  Corgigal   Sep-21-05 08:23 PM   #108 
  - How wonderful  dkhbrit   Sep-21-05 08:26 PM   #111 
     - Anyone catch his name?  latebloomer   Sep-21-05 08:33 PM   #122 
  - That crew will be making the talk show circuit. n/t  420inTN   Sep-21-05 08:24 PM   #109 
  - Dunno about the pilot  Oeditpus Rex   Sep-21-05 08:28 PM   #114 
     - He's probably wanting to talk to family  420inTN   Sep-21-05 09:11 PM   #140 
  - "Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to Los Angeles, 32 miles south of  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-21-05 08:25 PM   #110 
  - Wow ... just Wow  Husb2Sparkly   Sep-21-05 08:26 PM   #112 
  - Let me say, CNN's Larry King gets a D+  Up2Late   Sep-21-05 09:05 PM   #137 
  - This is totally freaky.. I had the same thing happen this weekend  tridim   Sep-21-05 08:27 PM   #113 
  - I had nearly the same thing happen FOR REAL...  regnaD kciN   Sep-22-05 01:51 AM   #153 
  - Stairs have been rolled up to the plane, passengers coming down.  Zenlitened   Sep-21-05 08:29 PM   #115 
  - Did you see the lady taking photos as she came out?  LizW   Sep-21-05 08:44 PM   #131 
     - If it ain't digital, and subsequently virtual, it ain't real  alcibiades_mystery   Sep-21-05 09:13 PM   #141 
  - I just wanted to say good luck, we're all counting on you.  tinrobot   Sep-21-05 08:31 PM   #116 
  - Oh, man. That's too funny. Now repeat the post several times!  Zenlitened   Sep-21-05 08:33 PM   #119 
  - LOL!  Oeditpus Rex   Sep-21-05 08:33 PM   #120 
  - I was just going to ask if that was Airplane 1 or 2  Up2Late   Sep-21-05 08:33 PM   #121 
  - "Ok Fellas, let's get some pictures"  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-21-05 08:37 PM   #127 
  - Guess I picked the wrong week...  susanna   Sep-21-05 08:48 PM   #133 
  - Anyone know, would a landing like that damage the Runway?  Up2Late   Sep-21-05 08:31 PM   #117 
  - They are concrete runways so a nice scratch, but no major damage  A HERETIC I AM   Sep-21-05 08:36 PM   #125 
  - Let's say that  burrowowl   Sep-21-05 11:15 PM   #148 
     - When did that happen? Do they usually land 747's there?  Up2Late   Sep-22-05 11:44 PM   #154 
  - A landing like this will not damage the runway  SIU_Blue   Sep-21-05 09:07 PM   #138 
     - In case anyone was wondering why there was no foam on the Runway  SIU_Blue   Sep-21-05 09:11 PM   #139 
  - HOORAY !  TheCentepedeShoes   Sep-21-05 08:33 PM   #123 
  - This is such a wonderful ending!  Olney Blue   Sep-21-05 08:36 PM   #126 
  - Wow, that pilot did an AWESOME job, imo  Spazito   Sep-21-05 08:38 PM   #128 
  - MSNBC talking to passenger. He's on bus on tarmac now.  Zenlitened   Sep-21-05 08:43 PM   #129 
  - YEA!!!!! Prayers were answered!!!! I love LA!!!  goclark   Sep-21-05 08:45 PM   #132 
     - That'd be a first.  BiggJawn   Sep-21-05 09:58 PM   #143 
        - My prayers were for the crew and the passengers  goclark   Sep-21-05 10:15 PM   #144 
  - Here's a few screen captures  Up2Late   Sep-21-05 08:44 PM   #130 
  - Wow. That last pic, of people strolling down the stairs...  Zenlitened   Sep-21-05 08:59 PM   #136 
  - They interviewed the Mayor just now in Los Angeles  goclark   Sep-21-05 08:48 PM   #134 
  - What a relief!  evworldeditor   Sep-21-05 09:24 PM   #142 
  - THANK GOD! I'm going to pick up my husband now! On another  mgdecombe   Sep-21-05 11:11 PM   #147 
  - AHAH! Was the maintenance performed  burrowowl   Sep-21-05 11:34 PM   #149 
  - I just want to tell them good luck, we're all counting on you. nt  Bluebear   Sep-22-05 12:36 AM   #152 
 

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