travelmark
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Close Call At YYZ!

Fri Apr 02, 2004 6:17 am

a Friend shares with me:

Last night at 18:10 while going eastbound on Airport Rd, an Air Canada A340 came close to the fence at Airport Rd, including close to the Petro Canada Gas Station. Thought it was not going to make it...must have been to heavy and somone messed up on the payload.....I really did not think that she was going to make it off the ground...Tires came off the ground within feet of the end runway wall.....Did anyone else see this?
 
planemaker
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RE: Close Call At YYZ!

Fri Apr 02, 2004 6:26 am

If this isn't your attempt at an AFJ, your "sharing friend" obviously knows that you are extremely gullible!!
Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind. - A. Einstein
 
airbusfanyyz
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RE: Close Call At YYZ!

Fri Apr 02, 2004 6:35 am

Considering Airport Rd. Runs North/South not East/West... I think this yet another poor AFJ.  Insane

Cheers,
Kaz
 
flyyul
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RE: Close Call At YYZ!

Fri Apr 02, 2004 6:39 am

Flight must have been going to DEL  Big thumbs up

 
Thrust
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RE: Close Call At YYZ!

Fri Apr 02, 2004 6:42 am

April Fool's Day is the worst day for aviation topics...so much b/s  Pissed It gets depressing after awhile. Hopefully they stop tomorrow.
Fly one thing; Fly it well
 
planemaker
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RE: Close Call At YYZ!

Fri Apr 02, 2004 6:50 am

It gets depressing after awhile.

Only after reading the truly unimaginative ones... like this one, which is not even close to plausible.  Insane
Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind. - A. Einstein
 
Samurai 777
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RE: Close Call At YYZ!

Fri Apr 02, 2004 7:00 am

April Fool's Day is the worst day for aviation topics...so much b/s It gets depressing after awhile. Hopefully they stop tomorrow.

Tell me about it!! This is just one more reason why I hate AFD on the Internet. But I wouldn't say it gets depressing after a while - it actually gets really annoying after a while!
 
Thrust
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RE: Close Call At YYZ!

Fri Apr 02, 2004 7:04 am

Yes, Samurai777, you could also put it that away. Annoyed is how I feel too about this.
Fly one thing; Fly it well
 
Pronto
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RE: Close Call At YYZ!

Fri Apr 02, 2004 7:08 am

I always thought AFD jokes were only "good" until 12PM local time!!