CALMSP
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LH Emergency Landing IAH Divert DFW

Tue Oct 26, 2004 6:39 am

LH 438 is diverting to IAH from DFW.......reportedly with some sort of fuel problem......most likely just running out.....been circling for a few hours now around DFW......
 
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RE: LH Emergency Landing IAH Divert DFW

Tue Oct 26, 2004 6:56 am

>>>reportedly with some sort of fuel problem......most likely just running out.....been circling for a few hours now around DFW......

Maybe it's just the way you worded it, but f he's running out, why would he be circling DFW for hours?

We've had weather here in the DFW area, and undoubtedly ATC delays along with it, so it sounds like it's just a run-of-the-mill weather diversion...
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RE: LH Emergency Landing IAH Divert DFW

Tue Oct 26, 2004 7:21 am

just what the city told us.......obviously he probably was running out of fuel...but hte fire trucks have him circled at the gate righ tnow
 
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RE: LH Emergency Landing IAH Divert DFW

Tue Oct 26, 2004 7:41 am

There were several diversions away from DFW this afternoon due to thunderstorms. We had one flight divert to HOU (103 ATL-DFW). Upon arrival, he had to sit in HOU for nearly 2 hours due to a ground stop.

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