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Attn: CLT Spotters - NW DC-9-10  
User currently offlineVivavegas From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 505 posts, RR: 1
Posted (11 years 5 months 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 2871 times:

Currently on the ground in Charlotte is a NW DC-9-10 being used as a charter for some members of Green Bay Packers football team and staff attending (former NFL player) Reggie White's funeral today.

Operated as NWA9980 this morning, leaving shortly as NWA9981 back to GRB.

Rare Bird, Rare Athlete....


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User currently offlineCre From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 187 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (11 years 5 months 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 2798 times:

Just noticed on flytecomm.com that it's suppose to arrive back in GRB about 5:30 p.m. I heard about 50 members of the Packer organization was attending - perfect plane for the size.

User currently offlineBR715-A1-30 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (11 years 5 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 2760 times:

No, the perfect plane size-wise would be the CRJ-200...

Flight wise, the DC9-10 IS the perfect plane

User currently offlineIsitsafenow From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 4984 posts, RR: 22
Reply 3, posted (11 years 5 months 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 2704 times:

CRE is correct. We are talking football players....you know, large people.
The perfect plane is the model 10 with some F class seats. I'm sure they were occupied. The middle seat was unoccupied with armrests up..you can bet on it.
The RJ would be kinda heavy with 40 or 50 football players, don't ja think?

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