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FOX NEWS BREAKING-Aircraft Slides Off Runway At Sea-Tac
tcrlaf | 11-22-10 | TCRLAF

Posted on 11/22/2010 5:15:57 PM PST by tcrlaf

Nothing more yet, just announced by Shep....


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: Washington
KEYWORDS: aircraft; crash; sea
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To: tubebender

It starts out on the waterfront—sea level. Then it goes UP, UP, UP to Hurricane Ridge (at least a mile, I think). Probably the most beautiful place in the world—you can sit on your deck (facing north) and see the lights of Victoria, Canada; you can look out your window (facing south) and see the incredibly beautiful Olympics.


51 posted on 11/22/2010 7:17:19 PM PST by Concerto in D
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To: stormer

My wife just read your punch line and I can’t get her to stop laughing. ;>)


52 posted on 11/22/2010 7:17:57 PM PST by Gator113 (Sarah Palin can win, and she will win.)
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To: Future Snake Eater

I don’t remember snow this early. Years ago I flew out of Sea-Tac many times and don’t ever remember snow kept us from flying out. Now we did have sleet and had to be de-iced sometimes.


53 posted on 11/22/2010 7:18:08 PM PST by tillacum
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To: ltc8k6

I just read that is a plum blossom flower on the tail. They replaced their national flag with that to avoid diplomatic problems.


54 posted on 11/22/2010 7:24:21 PM PST by decimon
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To: tubebender

The city of Port Angeles is very close to sea-level. I live at about 2000’.....


55 posted on 11/22/2010 7:24:22 PM PST by Gator113 (Sarah Palin can win, and she will win.)
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To: Concerto in D

When I look out my bathroom window I smell the mud flats of Humboldt Bay but it has only snowed 4 times in the 56 years I have lived here...


56 posted on 11/22/2010 7:26:07 PM PST by tubebender (If you can not read, this thread will tell you how to get help)
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To: Moonman62

That was my question, as well. Perhaps since it was shorter, it was easier for the snowplow crews?


57 posted on 11/22/2010 7:28:23 PM PST by PAR35
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To: decimon

That is mentioned here, but not sourced.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/China_Airlines


58 posted on 11/22/2010 7:31:30 PM PST by ltc8k6
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To: Gator113

I know the BC ferries operate out of PA but does it snow at sea level there? How long is the ferry ride to Victoria?


59 posted on 11/22/2010 7:32:06 PM PST by tubebender (If you can not read, this thread will tell you how to get help)
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To: ltc8k6

They slid off the runway proper, but remained on the pavement.


60 posted on 11/22/2010 7:32:50 PM PST by ltc8k6
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To: stormer

I was stationed at Whidbey Island back in the 80s. You can have some crazy weather there. I think we got about 15” of snow the week before Thanksgiving (’85 I think) but none the rest of the winter to speak of.


61 posted on 11/22/2010 7:43:40 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: tubebender

The ferry ride is about 1 1/2 hours... it’s about 19 miles across. I think the “passenger only” Express takes about 1 hour.

P.A. does get snow at sea level, but it’s seldom all that bad, if at all. I’m told that today they had about 6 inches.


62 posted on 11/22/2010 7:44:18 PM PST by Gator113 (Sarah Palin can win, and she will win.)
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To: Concerto in D

“.... you can sit on your deck (facing north) and see the lights of Victoria, Canada; you can look out your window (facing south) and see the incredibly beautiful Olympics.”

You just described my property, are we neighbors?


63 posted on 11/22/2010 7:59:36 PM PST by Gator113 (Sarah Palin can win, and she will win.)
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To: Carl LaFong
Bristol Palin’s fault.

From the tremors caused by those thunder thighs?
64 posted on 11/22/2010 8:00:01 PM PST by jrg
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To: Gator113

6 inches is like WoW at sea level. Our two major 100 year floods (55&64) happened in La Nina years when our mountains had snow early and often and then a warm south pacific connection rolled in and it rained and it rained which also melted the snow and the rest is well documented...


65 posted on 11/22/2010 8:00:25 PM PST by tubebender (If you can not read, this thread will tell you how to get help)
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To: tubebender

I remember one of those times. We actually had a little bit on the ground.

Up here, we’ve got about half a foot, and it’s sleeting now.

Then tonight, we get the hard freeze.

Why the heck did I move up here, anyhow?


66 posted on 11/22/2010 8:09:56 PM PST by B Knotts (Just another Tenther)
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To: biggredd1

“shemp is an ahole.”

Pink-tied hezbullah spotter bump.


67 posted on 11/22/2010 8:11:15 PM PST by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: B Knotts; glock rocks

You and Glock should car pool together...


68 posted on 11/22/2010 8:20:58 PM PST by tubebender (If you can not read, this thread will tell you how to get help)
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To: tubebender

Port Angeles is getting what we here in the Great Lakes call “Lake Effect Snow”...


69 posted on 11/22/2010 8:27:07 PM PST by Thunder90 (Fighting for truth and the American way... http://citizensfortruthandtheamericanway.blogspot.com/)
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To: tcrlaf

Just another excuse to send everyone back to the gate for a re-groping procedure.


70 posted on 11/22/2010 8:27:54 PM PST by Rutles4Ever (Ubi Petrus, ibi ecclesia, et ubi ecclesia vita eterna!)
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To: Gator113

Wow! I’m over in Bellingham and it is freezing over here with high winds, but we only got a couple inches of snow on Friday night. Over here the winds are out of the north so maybe the cold air from Frasier Valley and the wet Pacific air are meeting over your house.


71 posted on 11/22/2010 8:31:23 PM PST by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: dfwgator

Give me Ham on 5 and hold the Mayo


72 posted on 11/22/2010 8:34:34 PM PST by Friendofgeorge (SARAH 2012 OR BUST)
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To: tcrlaf

Kinda reminds me of deicing jetBlue last season. Hour and a half to get there, mile-long death walk from Federal Circle to where I had to be, then do a 20-something hour shift, all while on little to no sleep.

I won’t miss it this season. So yeah, I know how bad it can be when the rain/sleet and snow are coming down. Good luck to those crews.


73 posted on 11/22/2010 8:56:19 PM PST by wastedyears (Being "mad as hell" just won't cut it.)
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To: tubebender

Well, it’s a port ya know. Generally they’re at sea level.


74 posted on 11/22/2010 8:58:59 PM PST by stormer
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To: Gator113

That’s a lot of snow. I’m north of Seattle and we’ve got a few inches, lots of wind, and mid 20s. Seattle is a disaster when it snows. Side note: I love it up there by PA - a friend lives on Disco Bay and we spend quite a bit of time up there.


75 posted on 11/22/2010 9:09:51 PM PST by stormer
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To: Blood of Tyrants

It can get a little wild, but nothing beats the summers...


76 posted on 11/22/2010 9:14:12 PM PST by stormer
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To: USNBandit

Sleep well, the push truck driver is standing watch!

:)


77 posted on 11/22/2010 9:15:57 PM PST by MindBender26 (Fighting the "con" in Conservatism on FR since 1998.)
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To: stormer

Yes, it is a lot. Normally we don’t get this much snow all at once.

We have lived in this house for about 30 years and the worst we have ever experienced was in about 1998 ... it was over 4 feet. Roof and full structures failed all over the county. Ours held up.

That spring I had a metal roof installed and I doubled the strength on the roof structure. I also spent 2 weeks under the house beefing up the foundation. Our house was built in the late 1800’s, so with it being so new, I figure she’ll hold up for a few more years. ;>)

I like the Disco Bay area too... we enjoy the entire Peninsula and as you know, it has much to offer.

Stay safe......


78 posted on 11/22/2010 10:53:37 PM PST by Gator113 (Sarah Palin can win, and she will win.)
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To: ladyjane

LOL


79 posted on 11/23/2010 12:19:57 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: Carl LaFong

Nah... It’s really ROMNEY’S FAULT.


80 posted on 11/23/2010 2:21:06 AM PST by convertedtoreason ( Nature tells us to take a LIBERTARIAN CONSERVATIVE stance)
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To: tcrlaf
Obama White House=Tammany Hall on the National Mall

Tammany has been dead for decades....

More like "the Chicago machine...Obama’s national wet-dream”

81 posted on 11/23/2010 5:16:43 AM PST by Vaquero (Dont pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: SgtBob

“Frsut revesurs. . .what are thoes?”


82 posted on 11/23/2010 7:13:17 AM PST by Hulka
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To: tillacum

“I don’t remember snow this early.”

Gosh darned global warming. . . .


83 posted on 11/23/2010 7:14:37 AM PST by Hulka
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To: Gator113

We got it last year here on the east coast. I am 33, have lived in MD all my life and have never seen 3+ feet of snow until last year. So I guess now its your turn out there on the west. Have fun!


84 posted on 11/23/2010 8:05:39 AM PST by Jessica2677 (S.O.S.)
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To: stormer

LOL... What in the hell was I thinking. I’m blaming it on the fact I only had one drink last night...


85 posted on 11/23/2010 8:09:17 AM PST by tubebender (If you can not read, this thread will tell you how to get help)
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To: tcrlaf
The head of air traffic control at Sea-Tac issued the following statement:

"Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue!"

86 posted on 11/23/2010 8:13:50 AM PST by GreenHornet
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To: MindBender26; Hulka

“Framery roos face...must do honorable fring.”


87 posted on 11/25/2010 6:37:25 AM PST by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: GreenHornet
The other controller was heard to say, “I picked the wrong week to quit amphetamines.”
88 posted on 11/25/2010 10:25:08 AM PST by Hulka
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