SVA 727 Returns to ISB

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SVA 727 Returns to ISB

Post by A310 » Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:00 pm

According to flightradar24.com Saudi Airways Flight 727 has returned to Islamabad shortly after taking off from Runway 30 of the airport. TF-AMS which is a Boeing 744 is the aircraft involved.

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Landing gear problems with SVA727???

Post by squawk7600 » Sun Aug 18, 2013 9:29 pm

Today while I was walking near G11 Markaz,Islamabad I saw saudi Boeing 747
flying toward east with nose gear retracted whilemain landing gear still down.I watched it for next 5 min and landing gear was still down.Remember the visibility was very good today.Does anyone has any information related to this plane.

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Re: Landing gear problems with SVA727???

Post by squawk7600 » Sun Aug 18, 2013 10:41 pm

Now on CAA website, status for SVA727 is indefinite.So my concern was real and the plane had to return back to Islamabad.But the queation is still there that whether the issue was just main landing gear or the hydraulic system.

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Re: Landing gear problems with SVA727???

Post by Abbas Ali » Mon Aug 19, 2013 12:40 am

Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 747-481 (registration TF-AMS) leased from Air Atlanta Icelandic was operating August 18 flight SV-727 from Islamabad to Jeddah, according to information on following link:

http://www.flightradar24.com/data/airplanes/tf-ams

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Re: SVA 727 Returns to ISB

Post by squawk7600 » Mon Aug 19, 2013 12:15 pm

SVA727 has been delayed to 3.30pm.May be technical staff will come on todays Riyadh flight at about 12 noon.

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Re: SVA 727 Returns to ISB

Post by squawk7600 » Mon Aug 19, 2013 4:38 pm

SVA727 Boeing 744 departed as a ferry flight2030 just min ago.