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UA 744 At Prague....why?  
User currently offlineJmc1975 From Israel, joined Sep 2000, 3266 posts, RR: 15
Posted (10 years 6 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3146 times:

As I wandered to database, I found this photo of a United Airlines 747-400 at Prague. Would anyone have any idea the reason behind its visit there?


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User currently offlineEGFFbmi From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (10 years 6 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3104 times:

Ferrying troops and cargo back and for from the middle east for the US government!

Regards,

Milo


User currently offlineAlespesl From Czech Republic, joined Jan 2004, 582 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (10 years 6 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 3026 times:

I live in PRG and saw the UA 747 many times there. They told me that they transporting US soldiers and stuff between Iraq and USA. They stop in PRG to refuel and rest the crews. The flights are operated on almost on daily baisis.

Good day.
Ales Pesl



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User currently offlineDanny From Poland, joined Apr 2002, 3509 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (10 years 6 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 2897 times:

Military or political charter  Big grin


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User currently offlineJmc1975 From Israel, joined Sep 2000, 3266 posts, RR: 15
Reply 4, posted (10 years 6 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 2832 times:

Thanks guys! I didn't realize it was a regular visitor to PRG.


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User currently offlineThrust From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 2688 posts, RR: 10
Reply 5, posted (10 years 6 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 2705 times:

It is nice to see the UA 744 return to Europe. Does it still serve FRA?
Anyway, it's great to see at Prague, as well as back at LHR. That was something for the fans Big thumbs up



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User currently offlineFA4UA From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 812 posts, RR: 20
Reply 6, posted (10 years 6 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 2464 times:

PRG-KWI is crewed by LHR based flight attendants who deadhead one way, have a two or three hour sit in Kuwait and immediately fly back to PRG for a long layover. It was my understanding that we also have RIV (riverside military base) to PRG on the 744 as well. I believe we have daily service for this military charters.

A few of my LHR friends have worked these flights and say it's a blast! They also have a mechanic or two onboard on every trip as there is no commercial aircraft support at the airbase in Kuwait.

FA4UA



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