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LH 747 Makes Emegency Stop In DUB  
User currently offline3w From Ireland, joined Sep 2004, 85 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 2812 times:

Irish radio is reporting that a LH 747 has made an emergency landing in DUB. LH call centre in Cape town received a threat that there was a bomb on board so the plane landed inDUB as a result. apperently plane was on route from FRA to EWR. any 1 else know more???

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User currently offlineDstc47 From Ireland, joined Sep 1999, 1476 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (9 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 2712 times:

From Irish Radio RTE site

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A Lufthansa aircraft en route to the United States has diverted to Dublin Airport following a call to the airline to say there was a device on board.

The 370 passengers and 18 crew have left the plane, which is parked in a remote location at the airport.

Gardaí are due to begin a search of the aircraft.


Aer Rianta says that the airport is fully operational.



User currently offline3w From Ireland, joined Sep 2004, 85 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 2709 times:

http://www.rte.ie/news/2004/1203/planealert.html

User currently offlineACAfan From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 710 posts, RR: 6
Reply 3, posted (9 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2606 times:

I hope everyone's okay.

On a lighter note, does this mean they will have to make a second stop at SNN before returning to EWR?  Smile/happy/getting dizzy



Freddie Laker ... May be at peace with his maker ... But he is a persona non grata ... with IATA
User currently offlineZvezda From Lithuania, joined Aug 2004, 10511 posts, RR: 64
Reply 4, posted (9 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2503 times:

I was on a LH B744 flying NY-FRA in 1997 which stopped at DUB to offload a heart-attack patient.

User currently offlineDABVF From Germany, joined Sep 2004, 178 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 2382 times:

It was D-ABVZ enroute LH 402 Frankfurt-Newark.

Here is a picture:
http://www.flugzeugbilder.de/show.php?id=283195

[Edited 2004-12-03 21:45:13]

User currently offlineLHSebi From Germany, joined Jan 2004, 1049 posts, RR: 8
Reply 6, posted (9 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2266 times:

According to cnn.com, it is isolated on the ramp, and they are waiting until 2am (supposed time of arrival in Newark) to search it, incase it's a timed device on board. Let's hope this was just another very bad joke!

Sebastian



I guess that's what happens in the end, you start thinking about the beginning.
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