pwm2txlhopper
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What's Up With NW 1884 Today?

Sat Feb 07, 2004 11:32 am

Does anybody know whats was going on with NW1884 today, DTW-MHT? According to Flytecomm.com and the NWA website, the flight diverted to BGR due to unexpected maintenance.
Also, flytecomm.com, is showing that the flight went to KCON (Concord, NH) To my knowledge, the most exciting aircraft you'd see usually see there is the occasional Twin piston.
If anybody could tell me what occurred with this flight today, I'd appreciate it. Most interested in the supposed divert to CON of all places.
 
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RE: What's Up With NW 1884 Today?

Sat Feb 07, 2004 11:37 am

Are you sure it went to Concord? Because here's what I got from the NWA website:

Departs: MKE Arrives: DTW


Gate: E69 Gate: A9

Scheduled: 6:00AM Scheduled: 8:04AM

Actual: 6:00AM Actual: 8:08AM

Aircraft: A319 Weather: DTW

Status: Arrived


Departs: DTW Arrives: BGR


Gate: A7 Gate:

Scheduled: 9:11AM Scheduled:

Actual: 10:07AM Actual: 1:11PM

Aircraft: Weather: BGR

Note: Delayed due to non-scheduled maintenance.


Status: Arrived


Departs: BGR Arrives: MHT

Departure Date: Arrival Date: ENA 0

Gate: Gate: ED MA

Scheduled: Scheduled: 10:45AM

Actual: 5:22PM Actual: 7:05PM

Aircraft: ED / CYED), Canada - Alberta">YED DUE Weather: MHT

Note: Delayed due to non-scheduled maintenance.



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pwm2txlhopper
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RE: What's Up With NW 1884 Today?

Sat Feb 07, 2004 11:43 am

Opps, I meant to include the data from Flytecomm.com I did observe their website info as well though. The arrival and departure times dont match as you can see.

Airline Northwest
Flight Number 1884
Departure City (Airport) Bangor, ME (BGR)
Departure Time 02/06/2004 06:16 PM
Arrival City (Airport) Manchester, NH (MHT)
Arrival Time 02/06/2004 07:01 PM
Remaining Flight Time 00:00
Aircraft Type Airbus A319
Current Altitude 0 feet
Current Groundspeed 0 mph
Flight Status Arrived

Airline Northwest
Flight Number 1884
Departure City (Airport) Detroit, MI (DTW)
Departure Time 02/06/2004 10:35 AM
Arrival City (Airport) Manchester, NH (MHT)
Arrival Time 02/06/2004 01:33 PM
Remaining Flight Time 00:00
Aircraft Type Airbus A319
Current Altitude 0 feet
Current Groundspeed 0 mph
Flight Status Arrived

Airline Northwest
Flight Number 1884
Departure City (Airport) Concord, NH (CON)
Departure Time 02/06/2004 12:20 PM
Arrival City (Airport) Bangor, ME (BGR)
Arrival Time 02/06/2004 01:11 PM
Remaining Flight Time 00:00
Aircraft Type Airbus A319
Current Altitude 0 feet
Current Groundspeed 0 mph
Flight Status Arrived
 
goboeing
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RE: What's Up With NW 1884 Today?

Sat Feb 07, 2004 11:46 am

Yeah, I saw that too. It's been sleeting and snowing here in ASH-MHT-CON all day long. The ILS to runway 35 at MHT is out of service and some flights destined to BOS and MHT actually diverted to BGR! There was a really packed holding pattern at GDM for a few hours.

Nick
 
pwm2txlhopper
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RE: What's Up With NW 1884 Today?

Sat Feb 07, 2004 11:50 am

Its been snowing pretty heavy here in Portland all day too. Delta diverted to BGR. CON just doesnt make any sense though. I wasnt even sure there was an FBO there. I checked the airport info though, and it does have a 6,000 ft runway. Makes me wonder if there was an in flight emergency, or just an error. Just curious
 
badgerguy
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RE: What's Up With NW 1884 Today?

Sat Feb 07, 2004 12:48 pm

HHmm NW only flies RJ to BGR from DTW. Why would a flight going to MHT be diverted to BGR?
 
pwm2txlhopper
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RE: What's Up With NW 1884 Today?

Sat Feb 07, 2004 1:38 pm

BGR isnt more then 15 minutes from BGR by A319, but further north ahead of the snow storm around BOS, PWM, PVD ,MHT
 
Continental
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RE: What's Up With NW 1884 Today?

Sun Feb 08, 2004 12:50 am

Yeah, they divert to places rather far away sometimes. I know MSP gets some of ORD's heavies traffic when the weather is crappy in ORD, and a lot of NWA flights to MSP get diverted to Fargo (FAR) frequently when the weather craps out.

co
 
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RE: What's Up With NW 1884 Today?

Sun Feb 08, 2004 5:48 am

It depends, sometimes they re-file their flight plan in flight.One time a COEX E-145 was going EWR-DAB and had to divert to JAX, they were over the Ormond VOR so flight tracker showed the E-145 flight going to Ormond Beach (GA airport) to JAX.
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