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Status Of Phuket Air 743 At LGW?

Thu Jun 16, 2005 11:34 pm

I saw on this photo by Chris Sharps on his way to the US on a NWA DC-10, you can see the Phuket Air 747-300 at the gate, why is it at a gate?


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I thought the aircraft was grounded and I thought that Phuket Air had droped LGW?

Any help would be great!

Rob!
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RE: Status Of Phuket Air 743 At LGW?

Fri Jun 17, 2005 12:00 am

According to the caption the photo was taken on Jan 29th, Phuket Air were still operating out of LGW then.
There is still a 9R aircraft at LGW (not sure if it is a 743 or 742SUD), it has been grounded by the CAA. Plenty of threads on the subject if you need more info.
 
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RE: Status Of Phuket Air 743 At LGW?

Fri Jun 17, 2005 1:27 am

Here is the aircraft last thursday.

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