8herveg
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Where Did John Travolta Land His B707 Last Week?

Tue Apr 03, 2007 8:08 am

Don't know if anyone saw John Travolta on the 'Friday Night with Jonathon Ross' last Friday, but he had John Travolta on the show, who said that he had flown his Qantas B707 over to London, for his interview and other publicity events.

Does anyone know where he would have landed it? I can't imagine it being Heathrow, due to slots.

Perhaps RAF Northolt? Farnborough? Biggin Hill? (Although I don't think the latter has a long enough runway?)

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.

[Edited 2007-04-03 01:09:48]

[Edited 2007-04-03 01:13:29]
 
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RE: Where Did John Travolta Land His B707 Last Week?

Tue Apr 03, 2007 8:15 am

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RE: Where Did John Travolta Land His B707 Last Week?

Tue Apr 03, 2007 4:12 pm

She was in MUC ....

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RE: Where Did John Travolta Land His B707 Last Week?

Wed Apr 04, 2007 9:31 am

Quoting 8herveg (Thread starter):
Does anyone know where he would have landed it? I can't imagine it being Heathrow, due to slots.

Perhaps RAF Northolt? Farnborough? Biggin Hill?

I have seen photos taken at Stansted in the last few days.

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RE: Where Did John Travolta Land His B707 Last Week?

Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:00 am

N707JT spent three days at Stansted last week... here she is arriving on the 28th -



She then departed on the 31st to BSL I believe, but as mentioned above, has also dropped into MUC.
 
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RE: Where Did John Travolta Land His B707 Last Week?

Wed Apr 04, 2007 4:03 pm

Departed Europe via Shannon to Newark
 
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RE: Where Did John Travolta Land His B707 Last Wee

Wed Apr 04, 2007 5:02 pm

On Saturday, John travolta landed in BSL as he was the guest in the German show Wetten das! The show was held in Freiburg which isn't too far from there. Here are some pictures taken from the Swiss Aviation thread!

http://www.eapforum.ch/showthread.php?t=2243&page=2  airplane   wave 
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RE: Where Did John Travolta Land His B707 Last Week?

Wed Apr 04, 2007 5:07 pm

I saw him at Stansted on the 31st of march.On the general aviation side of the rwy 05.
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RE: Where Did John Travolta Land His B707 Last Week?

Wed Apr 04, 2007 5:10 pm

On his return from Germany, the jet had "technical problems" and diverted to Shannon. Not sure if the entertainment press can be trusted because it's good PR for a star to "escape death" but sources claim Travolta was very worried that if he didn't make Shannon they would have crashed.

He then chartered a jet for the rest of the trip home to the States while the 707 was repaired.
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RE: Where Did John Travolta Land His B707 Last Week?

Wed Apr 04, 2007 5:39 pm

Irish media report that this aircraft was still at Shannon on Monday night, due to an engine related problem, requiring further work. Mr Travolta was continuing his journey to the USA yesterday morning by an (unspecified) private jet.
 
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RE: Where Did John Travolta Land His B707 Last Week?

Wed Apr 04, 2007 10:18 pm

Quoting Ikramerica (Reply 8):
On his return from Germany,

it was from BSL/MLH that he was actually coming from. nteresting to see he went tech especially after seeing those pics before taking off!
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