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FDX1653 Diversion Last Night (2/7)  
User currently offlineKatwspotter From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 207 posts, RR: 1
Posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1554 times:

Just wondering if anyone knew why FedEx 1653 bound for CID from ATW diverted back to ATW shortly after takeoff. I was on my way home last night and noticed a plane landing that didnt look familar to me landing at ATW at that time of night, so I turned on my scanner and pulled off onto a side road to watch as the 727 fly over me. Checked flightaware and saw it left again later that night bound for CID.




A/C I have worked in ATW - SF340 E145 CRJ2/7/9 DC93/4/5 A319/20 MD83 B738 B752/3 B763/4 A333
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User currently offlineEham From Netherlands, joined Sep 2003, 448 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1446 times:

I guess they forgot an important package  Smile

User currently offlineTjwgrr From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 2425 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (7 years 5 months 3 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 1347 times:

Perhaps it was a weight and balance issue that needed to be corrected, or a mechanical issue that was resolved back on the groud.


Direct KNOBS, maintain 2700' until established on the localizer, cleared ILS runway 26 left approach.
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