Recent issue over Melbourne with flight QR905 / QTR28N

 
  bevans Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
This flight spent a lot of time over Port Philip Bay

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/qr905#23cbfcc2

and then landed again into Melbourne post departure.

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  james.au Minister for Railways

Location: Sydney, NSW
Airliners.net conversation suggests that it couldn't retract landing gear.
  michaelgm Chief Commissioner

Airliners.net conversationsuggests that it couldn't retract landing gear.
james.au
Better than being unable to extend it.
  speedemon08 Mary

Location: I think by now you should have figured it out
Airliners.net conversationsuggests that it couldn't retract landing gear.
james.au
And thus fuel dumped over the bay to lighten the load to come back into land.
  RTT_Rules Oliver Bullied, CME

Location: Dubai UAE
Airliners.net conversationsuggests that it couldn't retract landing gear.
And thus fuel dumped over the bay to lighten the load to come back into land.
speedemon08
3h sight seeing flight at 8800ft over Port Phillip Bar, I'm sure the passengers were overjoyed.
  justapassenger Minister for Railways

Airliners.net conversationsuggests that it couldn't retract landing gear.
And thus fuel dumped over the bay to lighten the load to come back into land.
3h sight seeing flight at 8800ft over Port Phillip Bar, I'm sure the passengers were overjoyed.
RTT_Rules
3 hours would suggest fuel was burned rather than dumped.
  james.au Minister for Railways

Location: Sydney, NSW
3 hours would suggest fuel was burned rather than dumped.
justapassenger
Id say a bit of option A, and a bit of option B...


3h sight seeing flight at 8800ft over Port Phillip Bar, I'm sure the passengers were overjoyed.
RTT_Rules
Hopefully most of them understand the safety aspects.
  speedemon08 Mary

Location: I think by now you should have figured it out
3 hours would suggest fuel was burned rather than dumped.
Id say a bit of option A, and a bit of option B...


3h sight seeing flight at 8800ft over Port Phillip Bar, I'm sure the passengers were overjoyed.
Hopefully most of them understand the safety aspects.
james.au
Fuel doesnt pump that quickly out, also super full of fuel en route to Doha....
  Carnot Minister for Railways

I wonder how the fish in the bay will enjoy the several tonnes of kerosene dumped on them?
  8077 Chief Train Controller

Location: Crossing the Rubicon
Airliners.net conversationsuggests that it couldn't retract landing gear.
And thus fuel dumped over the bay to lighten the load to come back into land.
3h sight seeing flight at 8800ft over Port Phillip Bar, I'm sure the passengers were overjoyed.
RTT_Rules

The entertainment system would have been running.  two good movies.
  james.au Minister for Railways

Location: Sydney, NSW
I wonder how the fish in the bay will enjoy the several tonnes of kerosene dumped on them?
Carnot
Done right it mostly vaporises into the air.

Not sure that does any good for greenhouse effects though....

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