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Plane skids off runway at ORD 1 March 2016

Plane skids off runway at ORD 1 March 2016

Old Mar 1, 16, 12:27 pm
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Plane skids off runway at ORD 1 March 2016

GA at RDU just announced a plane is off the runway at ORD, delaying us even longer. Anyone know what's going on? Is ORD that bad?
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Old Mar 1, 16, 12:28 pm
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Is it a 739?
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Old Mar 1, 16, 12:29 pm
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There's a ground stop for ORD due to snow and ice until 14:15L.
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Old Mar 1, 16, 12:37 pm
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It's not United. It's a Netjet.

As far as weather, I live a mile away, it's blowing snow, and it was icy earlier.
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Old Mar 1, 16, 12:54 pm
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Is it a 739?
Lolol
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Old Mar 1, 16, 12:58 pm
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Originally Posted by wrp96 View Post
Is it a 739?
UA seems to be going through those like tissues.
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Old Mar 1, 16, 1:04 pm
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A photo of the incident is posted here:

http://www.airlive.net/alert-a-small...t-chicago-ord/
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Old Mar 1, 16, 1:04 pm
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Originally Posted by wrp96 View Post
Is it a 739?
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Lolol
Originally Posted by airplanegod View Post
UA seems to be going through those like tissues.
It was a reasonable question. You know I wasn't the only one thinking it with the thread title.
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Old Mar 1, 16, 1:09 pm
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Originally Posted by wrp96 View Post
It was a reasonable question. You know I wasn't the only one thinking it with the thread title.
Trust me! You are not alone! I thought the same thing, but I did a quick check and was relieved it wasn't a 739
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Old Mar 1, 16, 1:17 pm
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Since this incident did not involve a UA aircraft, (see http://wgntv.com/2016/03/01/executiv...-ohare-airpot/), please follow the thread to the Chicago forum. Ocn Vw 1K, Moderator, United forum.
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Originally Posted by airplanegod View Post
UA seems to be going through those like tissues.
count me as another that had that immediate thought
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Old Mar 1, 16, 9:05 pm
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Weather definitely wasn't good at ORD today but I've definitely flown in worse even this winter. We got freezing rain last night and coated the area in ice and it was very windy today. Ice/wind combination isn't a good combination for that size plane, or any plane really.
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Old Mar 2, 16, 7:37 am
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AA had an aircraft off the edge also yesterday in ORD.

I had a situation last month in a B752 where the nosewheel steering became ineffective as we turned off the runway onto the taxiway and we started sliding. Really opened my eyes, maybe this isn't just a 739 issue.

All these winter incidents are happening at low speeds after landing, after thrust reverser effectiveness is gone and you are reliant solely on wheel braking. It is the point where the aircraft exits the runway onto the taxiway or the taxiway conditions itself that seem to be the issue this winter.
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Old Mar 2, 16, 11:55 am
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Originally Posted by clubord View Post

All these winter incidents are happening at low speeds after landing, after thrust reverser effectiveness is gone and you are reliant solely on wheel braking. It is the point where the aircraft exits the runway onto the taxiway or the taxiway conditions itself that seem to be the issue this winter.
As scary as that still is, and forgetting the fact that it can cause a mess for a few hours, that seems like the best possible time for something like that to happen, in terms of passenger and crew safety.
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