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I Saw LH 744 Climbs Out ORD Today

Wed Aug 28, 2002 8:05 am

HI to all-

I was walking out of the office to my car. I saw Lufthansa climbing out from runway 4L at O'Hare. I go whoa!! That's a Boeing 747-400 takes off on runway 4L which is 7,500 feet able to reach Frankfort flight! Yikes!!!  Wow! I looked my watched at 4:45pm. I drove to home to check the flight tracker I was right. Here it is:

Airline Lufthansa
Flight Number 431
Departure City (Airport) Chicago, IL (ORD)
Departure Time 08/27/2002 04:45 PM
Arrival City (Airport) Frankfurt, Germany (EDDF)
Arrival Time 08/28/2002 06:50 AM
Remaining Flight Time 05:56
Aircraft Type Boeing 747-400
Current Altitude 37,000 feet
Current Groundspeed 647 mph
Flight Status In Flight


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RE: I Saw LH 744 Climbs Out ORD Today

Wed Aug 28, 2002 8:19 am

Well today i saw Easyjet 737 climbing out aswell, it was awesome, but to see a LH 744 climb out must have been breathtaking!
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RE: I Saw LH 744 Climbs Out ORD Today

Wed Aug 28, 2002 8:20 am

We sometimes have UPS's B741s & B742s (and the rest of the fleet, of course) takeoff runway 29 @ Louisville Intl. (SDF) just a little over 7,200 feet; but only on rather westerly windy days and a great sight indeed.

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