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Have You Ever Been On The Sep 11 Aircraft?

Thu Jun 06, 2002 8:45 am

Have you flown any of the doomed Sep 11 aircraft? Since that day, have you constantly imagined yourself in that seat on that fateful day.
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RE: Have You Ever Been On The Sep 11 Aircraft?

Thu Jun 06, 2002 8:47 am

Do you mean the actual aircrafts that were hijacked or just AA or UA 757/757?

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RE: Have You Ever Been On The Sep 11 Aircraft?

Thu Jun 06, 2002 8:52 am

Sorry, the ACTUAL aircraft

N334AA-North Tower
N612UA-South Tower
N644AA-Pentagon
N591UA-Pennsylvania
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RE: Have You Ever Been On The Sep 11 Aircraft?

Thu Jun 06, 2002 8:56 am

I've flown on United 767's, but not any of the actual planes that were hijacked. It would have been a spooky feeling though if i did.

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RE: Have You Ever Been On The Sep 11 Aircraft?

Thu Jun 06, 2002 8:59 am

I flew United 757 once (on route Orlando-New York) but I do not remember the registration.
 
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RE: Have You Ever Been On The Sep 11 Aircraft?

Thu Jun 06, 2002 9:59 am

I was on the AA 757 that hit the Pentagon in December of 2000. N644AA. Flew ORD-EGE (Vail, CO). We were stuck on the ground in ORD for 4 hours because the APU crapped out and wouldn't provide enough air for engine start. It then took 4 hours to argue whether EGE had a GPU suitable for a 757, which they did after all.
 
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RE: Have You Ever Been On The Sep 11 Aircraft?

Thu Jun 06, 2002 10:42 am

Delta painted UA's 6212 back in 1995......It was an interesting aircraft since it had 8mm tape players in the first class seats and a freon equipment cooling system. I also flew on that same aircraft LAX-JFK later that year.
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RE: Have You Ever Been On The Sep 11 Aircraft?

Thu Jun 06, 2002 12:23 pm

I've never ridden on any of the AA ships invloved, but in the cabin service office at JFK there is a large board that tracks upholstery changes and the like on the aircraft ,and it is sad to see the ship numbers(587's included) crossed out on that board.

I've worked 334's sister ships (332 and 335) on a regular basis though.
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RE: Have You Ever Been On The Sep 11 Aircraft?

Thu Jun 06, 2002 12:28 pm

I flew on N644AA from ORD to LAX I believe a week or so before 9-11. I took a picture of the plane and the cockpit.


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RE: Have You Ever Been On The Sep 11 Aircraft?

Thu Jun 06, 2002 1:13 pm

I was on N591UA on tuesday september 4, 2001 from lax-iad. This was the exact week to the day that the plane crashed. it was very erry.....i could not get myself to get back onto a 757 until november.....until that date i only flew the 777, 747, and the airbus aircraft. and then in december i was in chicago and my flight for los angeles was parked next to n592ua. very weird.


but ya after september 11th i just pictured the crew up in first class. the lavatories and the cockpit....i can remember using the lavatory right before landing with the co pilot talking to the flight attendants



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RE: Have You Ever Been On The Sep 11 Aircraft?

Thu Jun 06, 2002 1:53 pm

Flyingbronco05, u should post your pictures.
 
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RE: Have You Ever Been On The Sep 11 Aircraft?

Thu Jun 06, 2002 1:58 pm

I would but they were taken with a cheesy little $100 dollar camera and the picts came out kinda blurry.
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RE: Have You Ever Been On The Sep 11 Aircraft?

Thu Jun 06, 2002 2:18 pm

Flew on the UAL 762 that hit the WTC, about 3 weeks before Sept 11. LAX-IAD non-rev in F-class.
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RE: Have You Ever Been On The Sep 11 Aircraft?

Thu Jun 06, 2002 3:10 pm

I flew UAL ship 5491 or N591UA on August 8th, and visited it again at the maintence base a few weeks later. What was ironic is that when I saw it at the MOC, it was parked facing ship 6212...the south tower plane. Very erry.

I can relate to what aspen1 said about seeing what was going on.

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