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Virgin Atlantic runs out of fuel & looses two engines!!!

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A quote in Tuesdays Daily Mirror (UK) statesA Virgin Atlantic flight from Hong Kong to London made an emergency landing at Amsterdam after two of its four engines cut out due to fuel starvation. A probe found back up fuel had been put in the wrong tanks.Wrong tanks??????Paul Gardner

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Considering the distance, I would have assumed that all tanks were full, so how could fuel have been put in the wrong tank? Did they mean the water tank?RH

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They should have seen the total fuel on board, how could they NOT know the fuel was in another tank. Doesn't add up.Dave Fisher

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Looking at the source of the article, I'm not surprised it's a little 'vague'!! The Mirror is not one of the UK's better newspapers; not quite as bad as the Sun or the Sport, but it's still pretty much a self important, sensationalist, inaccurate, and biased hack-rag..!!

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