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UAL DC-10 Makes Low Pass Over BGR (Bangor,ME)  
User currently offlineAA@DFW From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 397 posts, RR: 1
Posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1954 times:

Less than 1 hour ago (Saturday, September 9 11:09AM ET) I watched a United Airlines DC-10 make a very low pass over BGR (Bangor, ME). I would estimate that the aircraft was at about 9,000ft. It was moving in a south-easterly direction. It did not appear to deviate from it's course either. Does anyone have any information on what could have been going on? I know that BGR is a frequently used divert for transatlantic flights just about to head over the Atlantic, but I was unaware if UAL was using any DC-10's on transatlantic flights. Any information you may have would be greatly appreciated.

AA@DFW

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User currently offlineAA@DFW From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 397 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 1888 times:

Now that I think about it, it is possible that the UAL DC-10 could have just taken off from BGR. If it did, it's heading and altitude would properly corrspond. Any thoughts you may have are appreciated.

AA@DFW


User currently offlineRL757PVD From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 4630 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 1887 times:

Most likely an approach to BOS. I see low flying planes when spotting at PVD that arent landing ther, they are continuing to BOS.


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User currently offlineILUV767 From United States of America, joined May 2000, 3141 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (13 years 7 months 2 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 1832 times:

It could be a cargo plane

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