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United Express CRJ In GFK?  
User currently offlineBomber996 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 391 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2572 times:

While working at the Grand Forks airport I saw a Skywest CRJ in United Express colors land and taxi to the terminal. Jumped on to flightaware and saw that it was heading to Winnipeg and diverted to GFK about half way between GFK and Winnipeg. Just wondering if anyone has any information on this.

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User currently onlineGoldenshield From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 6014 posts, RR: 14
Reply 1, posted (5 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2560 times:

Given that GFK is not a standard alternate, it's most likely an unplanned WX diversion, or something happened at GFK that required them to divert. Especially without holding.


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User currently offlineCOERJ145 From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 1421 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (5 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2539 times:

Interesting they didn't divert to FAR where UA has some presence. It may have been weather judging by the possibility of thunderstorms in the winnipeg airport area. Looks like now the flight is headed up to Winnipeg, after staying about 45 minutes on the ground. http://flightaware.com/live/flight/SKW6158

User currently offlineEvanbu From United States of America, joined Mar 2009, 377 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (5 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2503 times:

What is that in the background? Is that a DL DC-9?

User currently offlineJolau1701 From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 232 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (5 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 2350 times:

I've wondered what happens in these odd situations such as this where a plane diverts somewhere, and there's no CS (let alone ramp) presence for that particular airline.

What happens to the passengers?


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