Garri767
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Southwest Flight 1746 - What Happened Here?

Sat Jan 13, 2007 10:59 am

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/SWA1746


Looks like it was on the flightpath towards DAL and then started a spin (practically, dont take that serious) around SPS, then diverted to AUS.
Any idea what the situation was?



Btw it seems the scheduled flights this bird makes later havent happened yet, so something must be going on.



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RE: Southwest Flight 1746 - What Happened Here?

Sat Jan 13, 2007 11:03 am

If you'll take a look before the pictures update and go away, you'll notice all that green stuff. It was thunderstorms and windshear at the airport, both associated with the cold front that just came through... Flights were diverting at both DFW and DAL..

Should be re-launching AUS-DAL any time now..

[Edited 2007-01-13 03:05:14]
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RE: Southwest Flight 1746 - What Happened Here?

Sat Jan 13, 2007 11:10 am

Quoting Garri767 (Thread starter):
Btw it seems the scheduled flights this bird makes later havent happened

So something supposed to happen later..... hasn't happened yet?  Smile
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RE: Southwest Flight 1746 - What Happened Here?

Sat Jan 13, 2007 11:18 am

Looks like he held out on the outer edge of the storm and when he hit his bingo fuel he diverted to AUS.
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RE: Southwest Flight 1746 - What Happened Here?

Sat Jan 13, 2007 11:19 am

Quoting Cactus739 (Reply 2):
So something supposed to happen later..... hasn't happened yet?



Close, something that shouldve happened earlier (7pm)

Quoting OPNLguy (Reply 1):
If you'll take a look before the pictures update and go away, you'll notice all that green stuff. It was thunderstorms and windshear at the airport, both associated with the cold front that just came through... Flights were diverting at both DFW and DAL..

okay, thanks OPNL  Smile Just was curious as they flew through a straight line of thunderstorms all the way to AUS it seems. Looks Like ATC at DFW/DAL had a blast.
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RE: Southwest Flight 1746 - What Happened Here?

Sat Jan 13, 2007 11:23 am

Quoting Garri767 (Reply 4):
as they flew through a straight line of thunderstorms all the way to AUS it seems.

Down the back (west) side of the line...

1746 was airborne at 8:16, ETA DAL 8:53...
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RE: Southwest Flight 1746 - What Happened Here?

Sat Jan 13, 2007 11:25 am

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/A...5/history/20070112/2339Z/KSDF/KDFW

This is the great flight path the AA flight from SDF to DFW is on right now. Looks like they just held and flew strange airways to get to DFW to save time until the storms passed.

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RE: Southwest Flight 1746 - What Happened Here?

Sat Jan 13, 2007 12:04 pm

Quoting UPSMD11 (Reply 6):

Hehehe, Talk about a joyride. That plane is all over the place.
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RE: Southwest Flight 1746 - What Happened Here?

Sat Jan 13, 2007 12:36 pm

Quoting UPSMD11 (Reply 6):
This is the great flight path the AA flight from SDF to DFW is on right now. Looks like they just held and flew strange airways to get to DFW to save time until the storms passed.

That looks like the path one takes when they know they have to go to work.... but really want to take their time getting there....
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RE: Southwest Flight 1746 - What Happened Here?

Sun Jan 14, 2007 9:06 am

The link showed a mundane SLC - LAS flight when I clicked on it (6:00 PM CST 1/13).

But, here's an updated link: http://flightaware.com/live/flight/S...6/history/20070112/2351Z/KAMA/KDAL

Interesting flgiht, though. Forgive me, I'm still trying to figure out how to use FlightAware's site...  Smile
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