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UPS 744 Crash in Dubai

Post by seahawks7757 » 03 Sep 2010, 22:21

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-11183476

Aaron I am hoping and praying that your brother wasn't on board. :(
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Post by DMM200 » 04 Sep 2010, 06:44

Same hear, fingers crossed.
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Re: UPS 744 Crash in Dubai

Post by steve63 » 04 Sep 2010, 17:35

When I was in Newark for the farewell event I believe Aaron said his brother was
flying MD11's. I should have asked him what routes he was flying.
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Post by seahawks7757 » 04 Sep 2010, 18:04

Ok, I know he at least used to be flying 747's.
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Post by Aaron Robinson » 08 Sep 2010, 03:11

He was not on board, but someone else's relatives were, sadly. I was out of the country at the time and very worried when I heard it. My brother is flying the same flight any day now.
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Post by caps1237 » 08 Sep 2010, 07:28

Glad to hear Aaron, though you're right, it's a shame to see this happen regardless.
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Post by Aaron Robinson » 08 Sep 2010, 15:10

My dad's close call was in 1983 (KAL007), and my brother's this year. I wonder what my fate will be...
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Post by caps1237 » 08 Sep 2010, 19:26

Hopefully one that when it comes to this, has boring stories to tell.
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Re: UPS 744 Crash in Dubai

Post by Aaron Robinson » 16 Sep 2010, 04:09

Just confirmed with him, he flew the very next flight on the route.
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Re: UPS 744 Crash in Dubai

Post by DMM200 » 16 Sep 2010, 05:20

Aaron Robinson wrote:Just confirmed with him, he flew the very next flight on the route.
It must have been nerve racking (thought time will tell what caused the crash). I give your brother a lot of credit.
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Re: UPS 744 Crash in Dubai

Post by detpilot » 12 Oct 2010, 05:28

Update- Apparently the flight was full of lithium batteries. Expect tighter regulation of them in the future. Sidenote- I managed to stop by the memorial in the flight crew weather room at SDF, and it was very nice. Your lives were not lost in vain.
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Re: UPS 744 Crash in Dubai

Post by frogdude4993 » 21 Oct 2010, 00:22

detpilot wrote:Sidenote- I managed to stop by the memorial in the flight crew weather room at SDF, and it was very nice. Your lives were not lost in vain.
Didn't know you were in town. I'll have to try and check that out someday.
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