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Why Is This TNT Tu-154 In Tucson?

Sun Dec 29, 2002 5:15 am

Hello guys!

If my eyes aren't playing tricks on me, that is a TU-154 parked with all those birds.
Now any idea how it was flown into Tucson and why? Doesn't it belong in Russia?


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BTW, are any airlines going to put any of those planes back in service, perhaps cargo?

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RE: Why Is This TNT Tu-154 In Tucson?

Sun Dec 29, 2002 5:20 am

Looks like a Boeing 727 to me...

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RE: Why Is This TNT Tu-154 In Tucson?

Sun Dec 29, 2002 5:20 am

Dmitry,

That's clearly a 727!

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RE: Why Is This TNT Tu-154 In Tucson?

Sun Dec 29, 2002 5:23 am

TNT is leasing TU204s not TU154s, and this is one of the 727s that has been retired last year (either OY-SES or OY-SER).

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RE: Why Is This TNT Tu-154 In Tucson?

Sun Dec 29, 2002 5:23 am

It's definitely a 722, not a TU-154.

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RE: Why Is This TNT Tu-154 In Tucson?

Sun Dec 29, 2002 2:24 pm

Boeing 727 there. Not the Russian version either.
 
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RE: Why Is This TNT Tu-154 In Tucson?

Sun Dec 29, 2002 2:26 pm

Yup.........it is a 727
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RE: Why Is This TNT Tu-154 In Tucson?

Sun Dec 29, 2002 2:36 pm

As you quite clearly can see behind the Vanguard 732. it's definatly a 727.


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According to Cactuswings, there are two TNT-painted 727's parked at TUC right now. They are OY-SER and -SEW. In addition Skypak-painted OY-SEV is visible on the picture.


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RE: Why Is This TNT Tu-154 In Tucson?

Sun Dec 29, 2002 3:45 pm

Your right guys, in the small version it sure looked like a tu154, but after I looked at the pic in large version, sure is a 727 - no doubt.

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RE: Why Is This TNT Tu-154 In Tucson?

Sun Dec 29, 2002 3:54 pm

It is clearly a 727.

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