Concorde to Boston turned back?

Old Oct 8, 03, 11:42 am
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Concorde to Boston turned back?

Am in the LHR Concorde Room. It was just announced that Concorde to Boston had a technical fault and was returning to the terminal. Anyone else have details?
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Old Oct 8, 03, 11:49 am
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It would explain why its actual details have been taken off the BAA flight information website. The flight is currently listed with no information next to it.
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Old Oct 8, 03, 11:50 am
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I think the afterburners are shot on one of the engines--

it wqas a good run on the bus back to lounge though

taking off @ 7 now
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Old Oct 8, 03, 11:52 am
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And for this to happen on the day that BA2 is finally operating on schedule for the first time in days.
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Old Oct 8, 03, 1:29 pm
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Does anybody have any more recent info? None of the websites (including BA's own) seem to have accurate flight info.
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Old Oct 8, 03, 1:37 pm
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What in the world has happened to Concorde dispatch reliability these last few weeks? What an ignominious way for her to go out.
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Old Oct 8, 03, 1:41 pm
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Can we get another report from our correspondent live from the LHR Concorde Room?
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Old Oct 8, 03, 1:51 pm
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From www.baa.com :-
<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">BA1215 BOSTON TAXIED 1934</font>
[Edited to add:] Now also:-
<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">BA1215 BOSTON AIRBORNE 1950</font>
Happy landings! Hope that it's still fun - in fact, hopefully it might be even more fun because of the extra excitement, camaraderie and alcohol.

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Old Oct 8, 03, 2:01 pm
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1950 airborne
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Old Oct 9, 03, 11:58 am
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by jetsetter:
Can we get another report from our correspondent live from the LHR Concorde Room? </font>
Asd you all likely know by now, we landed safely in Boston, after the aborted take off--interesting flight, There was a couple of marriage proposals, some humorus troubles the cabin crew had trying to read out the safety instructions -- (was quite funny), But all in all a very good cabin crew.

I was kind of wondering how the concorde jets would hold up to all of that water from the firetrucks potentially being shot into the jet engines??

ahhh, she's an amazing bird , and will be termendously sorry to see her go... gotta run--hopping on another flight
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