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Airliner engine ingests object on ground at LAX
ap on San Diego Union - Tribune ^ | 5/11/09 | AP

Posted on 05/11/2009 6:18:20 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

LOS ANGELES — Aviation authorities say a baggage cart was drawn into an engine of a Boeing 747 as it was leaving a terminal gate at Los Angeles International Airport.

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.. a baggage cart was being towed by at the same time and the engine ingested one of the containers.

The object was lodged in the outer left-side engine of the four-engine jet.

(Excerpt) Read more at 3.signonsandiego.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: 747; airliner; airlines; boeing; fod; ingests; jetengines; lax; object; oops; scarytimesinla
Good thing it didn't suck up a food cart... or a honey wagon.
1 posted on 05/11/2009 6:18:20 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

...or a baggage handler.


2 posted on 05/11/2009 6:19:37 PM PDT by Palladin (Father Pavone is my hero.)
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To: NormsRevenge

“Uh...it was that way when we landed it. Honest. Don’t know what happened...”


3 posted on 05/11/2009 6:20:07 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: NormsRevenge

For once, it wasn’t my luggage.


4 posted on 05/11/2009 6:22:23 PM PDT by SouthTexas (When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people.....)
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To: NormsRevenge

TPIWWP.


5 posted on 05/11/2009 6:22:36 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: NormsRevenge
There's a video I've seen of a sailor on an aircraft carrier being sucked into the jet engine of a fighter jet.He survived!
6 posted on 05/11/2009 6:23:23 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Christian+Veteran=Terrorist)
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To: DTogo
TPIWWP.

A video would be even better! Quite an expensive oops.

7 posted on 05/11/2009 6:25:19 PM PDT by OCC
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To: NormsRevenge

“No sir, you luggage was not lost.”


8 posted on 05/11/2009 6:28:18 PM PDT by trumandogz (The Democrats are driving us to Socialism at 100 MPH -The GOP is driving us to Socialism at 97.5 MPH)
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To: NormsRevenge

Odd FOD!


9 posted on 05/11/2009 6:28:55 PM PDT by deadsteve
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To: NormsRevenge

They had a situation in Tampa a couple years ago, a flight was loaded up and had backed out enroute to Detroit. As they were starting the jet engines, one of the wing engines had a flameout. All of a sudden several exits were opened and people were sliding down to the tarmac.


10 posted on 05/11/2009 6:30:12 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: NormsRevenge

If it was a BA plane, they could just pry it out, and continue with the scheduled flight.


11 posted on 05/11/2009 6:30:47 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: NormsRevenge

If it was a BA plane, they could just pry it out, and continue with the scheduled flight.


12 posted on 05/11/2009 6:30:49 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: PAR35

Glitch with the program, not me. I don’t click fast enough to do a double click in 2 seconds.


13 posted on 05/11/2009 6:32:11 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: NormsRevenge

Another day in Paradise!


14 posted on 05/11/2009 6:33:37 PM PDT by tajgirvan (Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. James 4:8)
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To: NormsRevenge

Maybe next time he'll tip a little better.

15 posted on 05/11/2009 6:38:34 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: NormsRevenge
No No No - It goes in the door in the fuselage

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16 posted on 05/11/2009 6:41:06 PM PDT by SkyDancer ('Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..' ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: NormsRevenge

Hope it wasn’t the container with Muffy, Fido, and Socks in their pet flight containers.


17 posted on 05/11/2009 6:47:26 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: SkyDancer

That is a TriStar, not a 747.


18 posted on 05/11/2009 6:50:27 PM PDT by WellyP
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To: Gay State Conservative
He survived!

Only because he had a flashlight that FOD'ed the engine so the pilot shutdown. Otherwise, he would have been the FOD.

19 posted on 05/11/2009 6:54:28 PM PDT by xone
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To: WellyP

Gee, thanks for pointing that out ... the idea was a baggage cart ingested into and engine, not a particular plane as a 747 ... if you can find one of a 747 with a baggage cart stuck in an engine then post it ... K?


20 posted on 05/11/2009 6:55:24 PM PDT by SkyDancer ('Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..' ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: SkyDancer

I have it on good authority that those Tristars can suck a 200 pound 12 ft aluminum work stand from the wingtip and process it through the #3 engine during a 100& power runup.

I wasn’t there, but understood the engine was still making some power after the “racket” and had to be shut down, it didn’t flame out.

On teardown, there were only stubs left in the turbine section.


21 posted on 05/11/2009 7:02:06 PM PDT by wrench
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To: SkyDancer; WellyP
Here ya go.. JAL 747

A Japan Airlines plane sits on the tarmac at Los Angeles International airport after one of the jet engines sucked up a cargo container. JAL Flight 61 had been leaving the gate at around 1:30pm (2030 GMT) when the unidentified object blocked one of the engines, according to Los Angeles World Airports, the agency which operates the airport. (AFP/Calvin Nguyen)


22 posted on 05/11/2009 7:10:06 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed.)
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To: NormsRevenge

That sucks.


23 posted on 05/11/2009 7:10:51 PM PDT by Eddie01
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To: xone
Only because he had a flashlight that FOD'ed the engine so the pilot shutdown. Otherwise, he would have been the FOD

I saw this clip pretty recently and I think i recall it being said that it was his helmet that cause the engine to seize up...it was sucked off of his head just before his entered.I suppose I could have misunderstood.

24 posted on 05/11/2009 7:16:46 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Christian+Veteran=Terrorist)
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To: xone

Lousy “editing” of my post...but I’m sure you know what I mean! ;-)


25 posted on 05/11/2009 7:18:38 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Christian+Veteran=Terrorist)
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To: NormsRevenge

Need More FOD

26 posted on 05/11/2009 7:21:15 PM PDT by jriemer (We are a Republic not a Democracy)
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To: NormsRevenge; martin_fierro; aculeus; dighton; Slings and Arrows; null and void

27 posted on 05/11/2009 7:24:47 PM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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WHY would they use THAT word, “ingest”? What a DUMB word. Engines don’t “eat” things, they ‘suck in’ things.


28 posted on 05/11/2009 7:27:19 PM PDT by jackibutterfly
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To: WellyP

Give Captain Obvious a cookie.


29 posted on 05/11/2009 7:27:33 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: NormsRevenge

I saw some video’s from Boeing where they pulled this truck behind a powered up 747 and it blew the truck across the ramp ... so those engines can sure suck and blow .....


30 posted on 05/11/2009 7:27:33 PM PDT by SkyDancer ('Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..' ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: jriemer

The engine looks a little stuffed. Maybe after the Pepto Bismol, it’ll ‘need more FOD’.


31 posted on 05/11/2009 7:28:14 PM PDT by gogogodzilla (Live free or die!)
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To: Ezekiel; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
Betcha can't eat just one!


32 posted on 05/11/2009 7:45:24 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Israel is built on rock. Arabia is built on sand.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

Wow!

At first glance, I thought the article was:

** Airliner engine ingests object on ground at EXLAX **

:)


33 posted on 05/11/2009 8:04:32 PM PDT by MeekOneGOP (2008: The year the Media died. --Sean Hannity, regarding Barack HUSSEIN ObaMao's treatment ...)
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To: Gay State Conservative
More than likely you're both thinking of ABE3 J. D. Bridges and the A-6, not a fighter, on 20 February 1991 aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt during Desert Storm. Bridges was saved by his cranial and float coat not the flashlight.

http://tdistler.com/tag/video/page/2

34 posted on 05/11/2009 8:05:38 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: A.A. Cunningham
More than likely you're both thinking of ABE3 J. D. Bridges and the A-6, not a fighter...

Yup,that's the clip I saw.Being an old Army clerk-typist I don't know much about Navy aircraft. ;-)

35 posted on 05/11/2009 8:14:38 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Christian+Veteran=Terrorist)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Army - that explains a lot.


36 posted on 05/11/2009 8:45:43 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: A.A. Cunningham; Gay State Conservative

To this AF guy, except for the F-18, they are all FLNPs.

Oh, and to the person who thought it strange to use the word “ingest” when talking about FOD (Foreign Object Damage/ debris), that has been the traditional word used, although I agree “suck” is pretty clearly accurate.

** FLNP == Funny Looking Navy Plane


37 posted on 05/12/2009 9:49:15 AM PDT by AFPhys ((.Praying for President Bush, our troops, their families, and all my American neighbors..))
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To: AFPhys
** FLNP == Funny Looking Navy Plane

That's good.Sometimes these service rivalries can be funny.

38 posted on 05/12/2009 9:53:01 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Christian+Veteran=Terrorist)
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To: Ezekiel

Mangia! Nom nom nom . . .


39 posted on 05/13/2009 10:07:11 PM PDT by dighton
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