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DL 777 In SLC Today  
User currently offlineDLSLC From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 88 posts, RR: 1
Posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 5046 times:

Hello all,
Today I was working ramp and amid all the great things diverting to SLC from LAX and LAS while they had their radar down, I saw a DL 777 parked at the main Delta hangar. I was wondering if anyone had any information on this, because this is obviously not a normal thing to see in SLC. Thanks!
Devin B.

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User currently offlineDeltaSFO From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 2488 posts, RR: 22
Reply 1, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 5022 times:

It was not an LAX diversion. DL354 ATL-SLC, normally a 764, basically had a total meltdown with a mechanical and all kinds of other problems, and a 777 was swapped in. The 777 is overnighting in SLC tonight and will go back to ATL tomorrow morning as DL410. Appropriately, it is Ship 7005, the Soaring Spirit.


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User currently offlineWesternA318 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 5674 posts, RR: 23
Reply 2, posted (8 years 2 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 4998 times:

Devin,

What else came in?



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User currently offlineJkudall From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 615 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 4821 times:

There was an Air New Zealand 747-400 in SLC last night.

User currently offlineWesternA318 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 5674 posts, RR: 23
Reply 4, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 4800 times:

Quoting Jkudall (Reply 3):
There was an Air New Zealand 747-400 in SLC last night.

*cries like a little baby* OF ALL THE DAYS TO HAVE A DAY OFF!! Grr....  banghead 



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User currently offlineB52murph From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 241 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 4748 times:

Quoting DeltaSFO (Reply 1):
DL410

Ah...good ol' flight 410. Took it in May 2000--at that time it was still serviced by an L15.  Cool


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User currently offlineMastaHanky From United States of America, joined May 2006, 264 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4729 times:

Quoting Jkudall (Reply 3):
There was an Air New Zealand 747-400 in SLC last night.

Holy crap, I think I'm going to cry.

I'm assuming it was a diversion from the LAX-LHR run?


User currently offlineDLSLC From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 88 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4696 times:

Quoting DeltaSFO (Reply 1):
DL354 ATL-SLC, normally a 764, basically had a total meltdown with a mechanical and all kinds of other problems, and a 777 was swapped in.

Thanks DeltaSFO. I knew it couldn't be a LAX diversion as it was already there before the diversions started to roll in. Thanks for the help though, it was sure great to see that here.

Quoting WesternA318 (Reply 2):
Devin,

What else came in?

Western, an Air New Zealand 744 came in, and a BMI A332 came in. Luckily I was working ramp so I got to see all three of these beauties up close!

Devin B.


User currently offlineSkip17 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 63 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4681 times:

Any body with any pictures?

User currently offlineDIA From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3273 posts, RR: 27
Reply 9, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 4669 times:

It's just too bad this is news-worthy. I remember back in the 1990s when DL L1011s were a widebody-staple in SLC...now that was a sight. Now a stragler 777 is "the sight"...how times change.


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User currently offlineDLSLC From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 88 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 4589 times:

Well DIA I see what your saying. But the numerous 764's we get in here are now our "widebody-staple". They are very common every day just as the L-1011's were. I sure wish we had some of those around still dont get me wrong! And as for the 777, it is too bad we dont see that as commonly as we would like.
Devin B.


User currently offlineSLCUT2777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 4068 posts, RR: 11
Reply 11, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 4529 times:

Quoting DLSLC (Reply 10):
And as for the 777, it is too bad we dont see that as commonly as we would like.
Devin B.

I agree, seeing a few more triple-7s would make being out at SLC much more fun and be a reminder of the Tri-Star days when an hour or two of plane spotting would usually fetch at least one L-1011. Until DL gets a few more in their fleet, it will only be a substitute, charter or diversion.



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User currently offlineWesternA318 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 5674 posts, RR: 23
Reply 12, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 4402 times:

Of course,a daily BMI 332 would be a helluva great sight as well, give us a little more diversity than...*ahem*

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User currently offlineSLCUT2777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 4068 posts, RR: 11
Reply 13, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 4391 times:

Quoting WesternA318 (Reply 12):
DL...DL...DC...DC....DC...DC....DC...WN...DC...DC...DL...DC...you get my drift...

Especially DC CRJ-100s. SLC must be the the prime airport for these cramped up little passenger compactors!  crowded   banghead 



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User currently offlineB4real From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 2644 posts, RR: 5
Reply 14, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 4327 times:

Quoting SLCUT2777 (Reply 13):
Especially DC CRJ-100s. SLC must be the the prime airport for these cramped up little passenger compactors!

Cough, cough... CVG.



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User currently offlineWesternA318 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 5674 posts, RR: 23
Reply 15, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 4306 times:

I think theyre both neck and neck for little PAX ComPAXtors...yeesh....


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User currently offlineAvi8tir From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 410 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 4276 times:
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Quoting B4real (Reply 14):
Cough, cough... CVG.

cough cough...dont forget ATL... cough cough.



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User currently offlineB4real From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 2644 posts, RR: 5
Reply 17, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 4205 times:

Quoting Avi8tir (Reply 16):
cough cough...dont forget ATL... cough cough.

Choke, cough, choke.... Yes, ATL has more CRJ a/c movements than CVG, but much higher ratio of DL coded flights are on CRJ because DL has much more mainline operations at ATL... Choke.. Could you pass me some water?



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User currently offlineCWAFlyer From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 669 posts, RR: 1
Reply 18, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 4202 times:

Quoting SLCUT2777 (Reply 13):
Especially DC CRJ-100s. SLC must be the the prime airport for these cramped up little passenger compactors!

Would you prefer Brasilias and Metros instead?


User currently offlineThering From Brazil, joined Jun 2006, 530 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 4139 times:

Quoting DeltaSFO (Reply 1):
will go back to ATL tomorrow morning as DL410.

DL410 is a normal daily SLC-ATL flight?? Or a flight fore cases like this when a airplane shouldn't be at SLC?



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User currently offlineDeltaSFO From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 2488 posts, RR: 22
Reply 20, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 4106 times:

Quoting Thering (Reply 19):
DL410 is a normal daily SLC-ATL flight??

Yes, DL410 is normally a B767-400.



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User currently offlineThering From Brazil, joined Jun 2006, 530 posts, RR: 0
Reply 21, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 4059 times:

Quoting DeltaSFO (Reply 20):
Yes, DL410 is normally a B767-400.

Thanks!
But in this case, what happened to the 767-400 scheduled to this flight? Stayed grownded in SLC?



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User currently offlineWesternA318 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 5674 posts, RR: 23
Reply 22, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 3983 times:

Whats funny is 410 had about 17 "stiffs" (coffins) on it Monday night...wish I was back at work lol, oh well, tomorrow, hopefully SOMETHING is left


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User currently offlineBHMNONREV From Australia, joined Aug 2003, 1374 posts, RR: 4
Reply 23, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 3956 times:

Quoting DIA (Reply 9):
It's just too bad this is news-worthy. I remember back in the 1990s when DL L1011s were a widebody-staple in SLC...now that was a sight. Now a stragler 777 is "the sight"...how times change.

How true.. I know how it is in STL these days, when AA subs a 767-300 for a 757 all the locals get a big stiffie and think about the "old days", when TW would have 6-8 747, 767 and L10's lined up on C Concourse.....lol

Quoting WesternA318 (Reply 22):
Whats funny is 410 had about 17 "stiffs" (coffins) on it Monday night...wish I was back at work lol, oh well, tomorrow, hopefully SOMETHING is left

Wow, that slow in SLC huh? BTW, I like the sig, "Hellraiser" being one of my fave Ozzy tunes...


User currently offlineWesternA318 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 5674 posts, RR: 23
Reply 24, posted (8 years 2 months 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 3936 times:

Quoting BHMNONREV (Reply 23):
when TW would have 6-8 747, 767 and L10's lined up on C Concourse.....lol

I used to work there and miss the good old days...first flight I ever rmaped was a 747-100 bound for JFK, lol

Quoting BHMNONREV (Reply 23):
Wow, that slow in SLC huh? BTW, I like the sig, "Hellraiser" being one of my fave Ozzy tunes...

FINALLY someone knows the tune! SWEET!



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