American 870

Missed Approach

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Coming into ORD today American 870 lost an engine on approach. They landed safely and the crew and controllers both did a great job. Anyone have more info?
 

DrProc

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What kind of info are you looking for? Engine failed. Airplane landed. Everyone survived. Big deal.
 

sstearns2

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You might have better luck on the majors board.

Cheers,
Scott
 

Mike man

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Sounds like you have the info...engine failed, landed, all safe and everyone did a great job.
 

Captain X

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Anyone have more info?
Initial investigation indicates an un-contained failure of the 8th-stage Fetzer valve.

Apparently, as a cost-cutting measure, the MX department used Prestone anti-freeze in lieu of Quaker State, canola oil instead of 3-in-1, and unauthorized, generic gauze pads on the ball bearings and all hell broke loose.
 

Magic

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Maybe they need a refresher course
 

bubbers44

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Sounds like he is just telling what he knows. Nobody knows any details. Lighten up.
 

say again

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I thought CA Sully worked for USAir?
 

bubbers44

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That is me in the back of that yellow P51 by the way with Steve Hinton up front on my avatar.
 

FLYLOW22

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Did they find it?

The engine? Those things are darned expensive you know!
 

wms

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Fortunately the FO wasn't flying. They're not trained for that sort of thing.
 
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