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User currently offlineFlyVS007 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2001, 186 posts, RR: 1
Posted (10 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1546 times:

Looks like Hethrow is diverting some traffic (due to the fog?). I'm gonna see about geting the afternoon of, anyone who can get on over there and take some photos would be much appreciated (I've seen a United 777 and Virgin A340 so far).

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User currently onlinePe@rson From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 19204 posts, RR: 52
Reply 1, posted (10 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 1488 times:

Gees, all right for some!

I'm flying into STN for a day of spotting next Saturday. Why could it not have been then? lol.  Big grin

Enjoy. Big grin



"Everyone writing for the Telegraph knows that the way to grab eyeballs is with Ryanair and/or sex."
User currently offlineEGGD From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 12443 posts, RR: 35
Reply 2, posted (10 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1426 times:

Apparently there were quite a few diversions to CWL as well, a VS 747, 4 BA 747's (???) and some smaller stuff.

Winter is coming, I guess  Sad


User currently offlineAirchabum From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 769 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (10 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1381 times:

The VS4 JFK-LHR (G-VAST) was planning to divert to BHX when I left work this morning. The problem was that the fog wasn't forecast and yet LHR/LGW/STN/LTN were all on RVR's and LCY was closed! So everyone got caught with their trousers down  Sad


Biggidy biggidy bong
User currently offlineIkarus From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 3524 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (10 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1349 times:

I should get up earlier....  Laugh out loud

By the time my highness king Ikarus awoke, it was a clear sunny day with blue skies.... Big grin

Anyway. Hopefully this is going to happen a lot in the coming months, for I am leaving London for the area around Cardiff, and I'd rather like to see the occassional jumbo jet!  Big grin

Regards

Ikarus


User currently offlineDavid_itl From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 7370 posts, RR: 14
Reply 5, posted (10 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 1312 times:
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MAN had a BA 777 + 747, AC 767, KQ 767 & CY A330.

David


User currently offlineBhxforever From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2001, 564 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (10 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1248 times:

A couple of VS and BA 747s diverted to Birmingham.

User currently offlineGordonroxburgh From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2000, 550 posts, RR: 20
Reply 7, posted (10 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 1220 times:

I was on the BA116 (747 from JFK-LHR)

The Captain made a good call and we went to Shannon, near enough in and out so we only picked up a 2hr arrival delay.

Biggest complant was a 15min handling delay at LHR whole they waited to find steps and then busses, BA should really have brought in more staff to speed up the process and BAA need to sort out passport control (for non-EC nationals)


User currently offlineDonder10 From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 6660 posts, RR: 21
Reply 8, posted (10 years 11 months 3 weeks 2 days ago) and read 1218 times:

That would explain why I saw a Kenyan 767 landing around 12 this afternoon!

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