Video Of Cathay Pacific’s Terrifying Diversion Over The Pacific

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    Flight diversions are rather common, so in and of themselves aren't really noteworthy. If anything, a lot of the attention from diversions seems to come from airlines handling them poorly, as Travis recently wrote about with United's diversions to Goose Bay and Belfast. But Cathay Pacific had a diversion yesterday on CX884, which is one of their frequencies between Hong Kong and Los Angeles. It's interesting for a few reasons, including the fact that it happened over the middle of the Pacific Ocean, there was video of the incident, and Cathay Pacific handled the situation in an exemplary way. Specifically, the flight was almost halfway through its journey when smoke was discovered in the cockpit. This is something which always terrifies me when flying over water, given the lack of diversion points. The post Video Of Cathay Pacific’s Terrifying Diversion Over The Pacific appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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