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ORD Diversions On 11/5/05  
User currently offlineAirTran737 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 3705 posts, RR: 12
Posted (9 years 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 3355 times:
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Ok so there are storms in the Chicago area today which means diversions. AA flight 154 NRT-ORD a 777-200ER diverted to MKE, which was a welcome sight. Any other diversions out there?


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User currently offlineJacobin777 From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 14968 posts, RR: 59
Reply 1, posted (9 years 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3326 times:

Quoting AirTran737 (Thread starter):
Ok so there are storms in the Chicago area today which means diversions. AA flight 154 NRT-ORD a 777-200ER diverted to MKE, which was a welcome sight. Any other diversions out there?

boy that costs money...too bad they just can't tow that plane down to ORD  Silly ..maybe they can shuttle both groups of people.. spin 



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User currently offlineLeelaw From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3290 times:

Very heavy fog, but no rain along the downtown lakefront right now. The AA 772 inbound from Narita must have been very low on fuel to make this expensive diversion.

User currently offlineAirTran737 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 3705 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (9 years 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3291 times:
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We (MKE) usually get most of the widebody diversion from ORD. It's always a nice change of pace to see one come in.


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User currently offlineOPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (9 years 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3261 times:

ORD weather, from 1000 local to the present...

KORD 052156Z 05008KT 1 3/4SM -RA BR OVC005 12/11 A2975 RMK AO2 TSE14 SLP076 TS MOV NE P0004 T01170111 $
KORD 052116Z 03005KT 1 1/2SM -RA BR OVC005 12/11 A2979 RMK AO2 TWR VIS 1 3/4 TSE14 PRESRR TS MOV NE P0002 $
KORD 052056Z 06010KT 1 1/2SM R14R/3000VP6000FT +TSRA BR OVC005CB 12/11 A2976 RMK AO2 TWR VIS 1 3/4 TSB43DZE19RAB44 PRESFR SLP080 FRQ LTGCGIC ALQDS TS ALQDS MOV NE P0010 60010 T01170111 58020 $
KORD 052049Z 07006KT 1 1/2SM R14R/5500VP6000FT +TSRA BR OVC005CB 12/11 A2978 RMK AO2 TWR VIS 1 3/4 TSB43DZE19RAB44 CONS LTGCGIC OHD TS OHD AND SE-SW MOV NE P0000 $
KORD 052023Z 03007G15KT 1 3/4SM BR BKN005 OVC012 12/11 A2979 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 2 DZE19 P0000 $
KORD 051956Z 03007G19KT 1 3/4SM -DZ BR FEW005 OVC012 12/11 A2979 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 2 DZB06 SLP089 P0000 T01170106 $
KORD 051937Z 06008G23KT 2SM -DZ BR OVC012 12/11 A2979 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 2 1/2 DZB06 P0000 $
KORD 051911Z 09006KT 3SM -DZ BR BKN012 OVC018 13/10 A2980 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 4 DZB06 P0000 $
KORD 051856Z 09008KT 070V150 7SM BKN019 OVC033 13/09 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP095 T01280094 $
KORD 051756Z VRB05KT 7SM BKN021 OVC030 13/09 A2982 RMK AO2 SLP100 T01280089 10133 20094 58010 $
KORD 051745Z 06008KT 7SM BKN021 BKN030 OVC038 13/09 A2983 RMK AO2 $
KORD 051656Z 06008KT 8SM FEW016 SCT023 OVC035 13/09 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP104 T01280089 $
KORD 051556Z 06009KT 7SM BKN050 OVC100 13/08 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP108 T01280083 $

Quoting Leelaw (Reply 2):
The AA 772 inbound from Narita must have been very low on fuel to make this expensive diversion.

No, we divert them to -prevent- them from getting into low-fuel situations...  Wink I'm confident he landed with legal fuel in MKE...


User currently offlineMkeflyer717 From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 431 posts, RR: 12
Reply 5, posted (9 years 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3211 times:

That AA 777 came right over my house very low sometime around 2:45! It was Awesome!!!! I was hoping for some more diversions but it seems things have settled down in the chicago area. Pretty strange to see thunderstorm diversions in November.


Avoid the Chicago ORDeal!! Fly MKE!
User currently offlineN723GW From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 232 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (9 years 3 weeks 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2996 times:

Man o man, tommarow, Saturday, is my day off and I've been considering going out to GRR, I hope there is a few diversions there! This summer, they got most from DTW, one from ORD a UA763....and a few DC10 and A333 from, well DTW, and fueled those the first time they came. I love diversions...the only thing that can make someone the most angry and happy in 2 seperate lives in a matter of minutes!


The dude abides
User currently offlineORDZW From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 198 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (9 years 3 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 2849 times:

Little Ol' BMI received Shuttlecraft 7670 from IAH-ORD. It was only there about 2 hours, but the first (and probably last) E170 in BMI was a huge hit among the United and other airline employees. Since we don't have a jetbridge for United, we borrowed Airtran's airstairs. Airtran employees were quite impressed with the next generation of regional jet travel!

Quite a collection of passengers were taking a look from inside the waiting area in the terminal.

The captain said that they were originally going to divert to SPI, but the company wanted them to come to BMI. I'm not complaining - I'm glad we can help!



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