FlygMolinaFmly From Brazil, joined Jan 2004, 107 posts, RR: 0 Posted (9 years 11 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 3040 times:
On Tuesday, June 21st I saw a white MD-11 with a red tail fly overhead my house towards CLT. I checked online and it seems like there were 2 scheduled flights into CLT. One left Bogota and arrived here in Charlotte and the other left Amsterdam and arrived here in Charlotte, both around the same time.
Anyone know anything about these? I know they must be a chartered cargo flight but I have never seen them in CLT before.
"When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have bee
GroundStop From United States of America, joined Jun 2003, 611 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (9 years 11 months 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 2927 times:
Its very possible that at least one if not both of those aircraft were destined for ATL yesterday and diverted to CLT due to ATL TSTMS. A broken line of Level 3 storms passed over the field yesterday afternoon and there were a number of diversions because of it.
Paul777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 95 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (9 years 11 months 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 2903 times:
I lived in Charlotte in the late 90's, and used to walk my puppy around the fence near the USAirways maintenance facility, and their sim facility and happened upon one of Martinair DC10's parked near the hangar.
It happens every now and then, some strange bird shows up over there, not sure of the reasoning. Just an FYI.