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Cargolux 744 Off Taxiway In MST  
User currently offlineSevernaya From Russia, joined Jan 2009, 1433 posts, RR: 1
Posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 3309 times:

According to nu.nl a Boeing 744 from Cargolux went into the grass during taxing to the terminal after landing in MST. Plane arrived from NBO. Freight onboard are flowers.

MST remains closed as there's only one runway.

http://www.nu.nl/algemeen/1933791/ju...ndt-naast-baan-in-maastricht-.html


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User currently offlineSevernaya From Russia, joined Jan 2009, 1433 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3285 times:

Some more photo's
http://www.l1.nl/L1NWS/_pid/links4/_...045/_rp_links4_hasclickpage/1_1013



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User currently offlineFlymad From South Africa, joined Jun 2006, 207 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3254 times:

What's with cargo 747's going off runways with flowers on board? IIRC the Tradewinds a/c that went off in Columbia (2008/2007??) was also loaded with flowers.  boggled 

User currently offlineSevernaya From Russia, joined Jan 2009, 1433 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 3182 times:

And some more photo's. http://www.mst-aviation.nl/portal/mo...name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=12551

Bird in question: LX-GCV



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User currently offlinePanHAM From Germany, joined May 2005, 9746 posts, RR: 31
Reply 4, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 3115 times:

Good to see that they are offloading the cargo before the flowers spoil.

Wonder if they have the right equipment or have to loan from SPL



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User currently offlineAirbuseric From Netherlands, joined Jan 2005, 4277 posts, RR: 51
Reply 5, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 3088 times:



Quoting PanHAM (Reply 4):
Wonder if they have the right equipment or have to loan from SPL

Why would MST not have the right equipment?! They have B747-400's all over the time, mostly CLX. But the groundhandling can handle all kind of freighters.



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User currently offlinePanHAM From Germany, joined May 2005, 9746 posts, RR: 31
Reply 6, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 3055 times:

...to dig the 744 out of the grass, after it's unloaded.

You don't do that with a high loader and the regular tug might not be the right equipment either.



Es saugt und blaest der Heinzelmann wo Mutti sonst nur blasen kann. Frueher war mehr Lametta.
User currently offlineFrigatebird From Netherlands, joined Jun 2008, 1715 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2996 times:



Quoting Severnaya (Thread starter):
According to nu.nl a Boeing 744 from Cargolux went into the grass during taxing to the terminal after landing in MST. Plane arrived from NBO. Freight onboard are flowers.

MST remains closed as there's only one runway.

http://www.nu.nl/algemeen/1933791/ju....html

According to the article, local police is questioning the 2-man crew, and have also subjected them to an alcohol test  drunk 



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User currently offlineAirbuseric From Netherlands, joined Jan 2005, 4277 posts, RR: 51
Reply 8, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2945 times:



Quoting Frigatebird (Reply 7):
local police is questioning the 2-man crew, and have also subjected them to an alcohol test

All as per regulations. Alcohol can be a factor in such incidents. But I presume that these tests are taken by the military police, not the local ones  Silly



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User currently offlineSevernaya From Russia, joined Jan 2009, 1433 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2701 times:

MST reopened. The CV is standing at the appron now.


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User currently offlineGonzalo From Chile, joined Aug 2005, 1996 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 2498 times:



Quoting Frigatebird (Reply 7):
According to the article, local police is questioning the 2-man crew, and have also subjected them to an alcohol test

Hi !! ...I seriously doubt the alcohol can have nothing to do with this, but, on the other hand, its really hard to me to understand how can they go so far in the grass !!! Any clue so far ?

Saludos
G.



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User currently offlineBlueFlyer From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 4179 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 2430 times:
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??? Looks like it just powered itself out of the grass...


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User currently offlineGARUDAROD From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 1524 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 2400 times:

Isn't this one of the birds destined to go to UPS within the next year or so?


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User currently offlineJRadier From Netherlands, joined Sep 2004, 4723 posts, RR: 50
Reply 13, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2317 times:



Quoting Severnaya (Thread starter):
Plane arrived from NBO. Freight onboard are flowers.

Not a good day for the guys at work, 99% sure we had freight on that bird (about 2-3 maindeck pallets). Things like this screw up the planning big time  Wink.



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User currently offline413X3 From United States of America, joined Jul 2008, 1983 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (5 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 2294 times:



Quoting Flymad (Reply 2):
What's with cargo 747's going off runways with flowers on board? IIRC the Tradewinds a/c that went off in Columbia (2008/2007??) was also loaded with flowers. boggled

Just a coincidence, since most freight by those ad-hoc companies is something special like flowers coming from South/Central America


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