Daily Archives: January 22, 2009

Qantas Airbus A330 grounded after dog in cargo chews up wiring

Qantas’ problems on their Airbus A330 fleet just don’t seem to end. This time a Qantas A330 aircraft from Auckland to Melbourne was grounded. The reason — a distressed pet dog escaped from his kennel in the cargo hold, and chewed up the wiring. Must have been a big dog, and extremely distressed to chew through the panel covers to …

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Technical glitch at Air Traffic Control hits Frankfurt airport

Frankfurt airport, one of the busiest in the world, was shut down for 50 minutes this morning, due to a technical glitch in its Air Traffic Control. The airport, was shrouded in fog, and the data transmission from the German weather service and the ATC broke down between 0635 and 0725, as per a spokesman for air traffic control. This …

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