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Midwest At Midway?  
User currently offlineDeltaDAWG From United States of America, joined May 2006, 792 posts, RR: 1
Posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1804 times:

I was driving north on Cicero Avenue about a mile south of Midway Airport when I saw a Midwest Airlines 717 coming in for a landing.

I checked into the Hilton Garden Inn at Midway and can presently see it over on the far side of the airport from my 4th story room.

Anyone know why it is here at Midway? Emergency, fuel, etc.?

Thanks


GO Dawgs, Sic' em, woof woof woof
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User currently offlineDeltaDAWG From United States of America, joined May 2006, 792 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1787 times:

I just saw it take off from Midway at 5:49pm! Anyone from MDW know a reason for the stop - maybe 45 minutes at the most.


GO Dawgs, Sic' em, woof woof woof
User currently offlineCcrlR From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2247 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1789 times:
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Probably a charter. We get them there at MDW sometimes

Airline Midwest Airlines
Flight Number 8247
Departure City (Airport) Nashville, TN (BNA)
Departure Time 01/25/2007 03:03 PM
Arrival City (Airport) Chicago, IL (MDW)
Arrival Time 01/25/2007 04:17 PM
Remaining Flight Time 00:00
Aircraft Type MD81
Current Altitude 0 feet
Current Groundspeed 0 mph
Flight Status Arrived

Sports charter probably for the NHL

[Edited 2007-01-25 23:56:42]


"He was right, it is a screaming metal deathtrap!"-Cosmo (from the Fairly Oddparents)
User currently offlineChiGB1973 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 1623 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1778 times:

The only 712s FlightAware shows are FL's. Could you have mistaken? How accurate is FlightAware?

After all, there is a mysterious 767 at MDW every few months.

M


User currently offlineIowaman From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4458 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1769 times:
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Quoting CcrlR (Reply 2):
Flight Number 8247

The flight number that high gives it away as some type of charter.



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User currently offlineDeltaDAWG From United States of America, joined May 2006, 792 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1769 times:

There was no mistaking. It was definitely a YX 717!! I then saw it take off just a few minutes ago as well. I was only 1/2 mile from the White Castle when I saw it land, it was a YX 717.


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User currently offlineOMA2FAI2SAV From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1761 times:

I am guessing a charter. MD81 in from BNA and then continued on to MKE. It just so happens that the Nashville Predetors play the Chicago Blackhawks tomorrow as well.

User currently offlineChiGB1973 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 1623 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1761 times:

I see, I just looked at A/C type.

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/MEP8247

M


User currently offlineN353SK From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 855 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1703 times:

Quoting DeltaDAWG (Reply 5):
There was no mistaking. It was definitely a YX 717!! I then saw it take off just a few minutes ago as well. I was only 1/2 mile from the White Castle when I saw it land, it was a YX 717.

Are you sure it wasn't an MD-80? It would make sense, as YX's premium charter aircraft is an MD80.


User currently offlineTys777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 404 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1687 times:

Quoting DeltaDAWG (Thread starter):
Anyone know why it is here at Midway? Emergency, fuel, etc.?

It is a charter for the Nashville Predators who use YX for travel.



Is it bad that I get excited to see even a CRJ overfly? Man, what this place does to you
User currently offlineSideflare75 From United States of America, joined May 2005, 613 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1681 times:

Sorry but it was aircraft N805ME. MD-81.

User currently offlineAirfinair From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 667 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 1648 times:

Quoting ChiGB1973 (Reply 3):
After all, there is a mysterious 767 at MDW every few months.

Huh? Can you elaborate? I don't recall ever hearing about that.



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User currently offlineChiGB1973 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 1623 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1592 times:

RE: 767 @ Mdw (by AirportPlan Oct 20 2006 in Civil Aviation)?searchid=3052256&s=MDW+767#ID3052256

RE: Largest/Biggest Plane At MDW (by Mexicana757 Aug 12 2004 in Civil Aviation)?searchid=1694695&s=MDW+767#ID1694695

RE: Biggest Traffic At MDW (by SESGDL May 1 2006 in Civil Aviation)?searchid=2748525&s=MDW+767#ID2748525

RE: MDW Seeking Runway Expansion (by AndrewUber Apr 14 2006 in Civil Aviation)?searchid=2719420&s=MDW+767#ID2719420

RE: Boeing 767-300 @ Kmdw (by 7E72004 Jun 16 2004 in Civil Aviation)?searchid=1614598&s=MDW+767#ID1614598

M


User currently offlineTrijetsRMissed From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 2418 posts, RR: 8
Reply 13, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1571 times:

If only Midwest would start serving Midway that would be sweet!


There's nothing quite like a trijet.
User currently offlineAirfinair From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 667 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1523 times:

ChiGB1973 - Ahh, sarcasm. I like it! I guess its MDW's version of ORD's UFO.


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