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Offline wpestle

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AA1487 emergency at KORD
« on: September 02, 2010, 11:43:24 AM »
American 1487 inbound to KORD has declared emergency, anyone listening know the reason(s)?

Short flight, see attached track...
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Offline philamike

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Re: AA1487 emergency at KORD
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2010, 12:28:16 PM »
Just landed at ORD and snapped this photo of the plane surrounded by emergency vehicles: http://twitpic.com/2kkb3v

Registration N807NN.  No clue what's happening.  Atmosphere in the terminal seems normal...

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Re: AA1487 emergency at KORD
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2010, 04:23:07 PM »
American 1487 inbound to KORD has declared emergency, anyone listening know the reason(s)?

Short flight, see attached track...

Lightning strike forces emergency landing at Chicago O'Hare ... - AA1487 was en route to Reno when strike occurred. WGN-TV News Desk WGN News. September 2, 2010. Plane struck by lightning makes emergency landing

http://www.avherald.com/h?article=4306b6f0&opt=0