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User currently offlineTjwgrr From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 2505 posts, RR: 2
Posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1532 times:

Interesting flight:


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Airline African Intl Airways
Flight Number 551
Departure City (Airport) Gander, NF, Canada (YQX)
Departure Time 06/01/2004 03:20 PM
Arrival City (Airport) Havana, Cuba (MUHA)
Arrival Time 06/01/2004 07:24 PM
Remaining Flight Time 03:51
Aircraft Type Douglas DC-8-60
Current Altitude 28,100 feet
Current Groundspeed 439 mph
Flight Status In Flight

Airline African Intl Airways
Flight Number 551
Departure City (Airport) Stavanger, Norway (ENZV)
Departure Time 06/01/2004 11:10 AM
Arrival City (Airport) Gander, NF, Canada (YQX)
Arrival Time 06/01/2004 12:51 PM
Remaining Flight Time 00:00
Aircraft Type Douglas DC-8-60
Current Altitude 0 feet
Current Groundspeed 0 mph
Flight Status Landed



Direct KNOBS, maintain 2700' until established on the localizer, cleared ILS runway 26 left approach.
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User currently offlineETStar From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 2103 posts, RR: 7
Reply 1, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days ago) and read 1495 times:

Tjwgrr,
Where can I get this information for other flights? Please provide url.


User currently offlineLN-MOW From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1909 posts, RR: 13
Reply 2, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 1415 times:

... and more interesting it gets.
The aircraft originated in Halifax and was carrying equipment for an oil rig in Cuba on behalf of an unnamed oil company in Houston, TX. The shipment was relabeled in Stavanger without leaving the aircraft. After a nightstop in Stavanger, the aircraft proceeded to Gander and Havana ...
The story is in Norwegian at Boarding.no.
http://www.boarding.no/art.asp?id=12172

All the things they do to avoid the boycott ...



- I am LN-MOW, and I approve this message.
User currently offlineAirAmericaC46 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 590 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 1404 times:

Anyone knows why Stavanger was chosen instead of some closer ones like Keflavik?

User currently offlineTjwgrr From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 2505 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (10 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1344 times:

"Tjwgrr,
Where can I get this information for other flights? Please provide url."

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Flytecomm.com:

http://www.flytecomm.com/cgi-bin/trackflight

Check arrivals for
Gander: YQX
Goose Bay: YYR
Bangor: BGR
and sometimes
Halifax: YHZ

You'll see some interesting movements.



[Edited 2004-06-02 17:07:57]


Direct KNOBS, maintain 2700' until established on the localizer, cleared ILS runway 26 left approach.
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