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wjv04
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US Airways Express CRJ 7 Emerg Evac YYC

Wed Jul 11, 2007 10:32 pm

Just sitting at work, got a great view of a US Airways Express CRJ7 sitting on C4 (exit off of rwy 34), several fire trucks around it, with the pax evacuated and standing about 400 feet away.

Does anybody know whats going on?
 
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RE: US Airways Express CRJ 7 Emerg Evac YYC

Wed Jul 11, 2007 10:43 pm

Why would a US Airways Express CR7 be anywhere near YYC?
 
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RE: US Airways Express CRJ 7 Emerg Evac YYC

Wed Jul 11, 2007 10:54 pm

keep us in the loop.....
 
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RE: US Airways Express CRJ 7 Emerg Evac YYC

Wed Jul 11, 2007 10:55 pm

Would it perhaps be a CR9 (used by USAir Express - Mesa) on the YYC-PHX route?
Next flights: YQM-YOW-YOW / YQM-YYZ-CPH-YYZ-YQM / YQM-YUL-LYS-BRU-YUL-YQM / YQM-PUJ-YQM
 
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RE: US Airways Express CRJ 7 Emerg Evac YYC

Wed Jul 11, 2007 11:01 pm

Perhaps this one?

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/ASH2934

USAirways.com shows it still operating, albeit very delayed (3+ hours.)

http://www.usairways.com/awa/flightinformation/FlightStatus.aspx
Direct KNOBS, maintain 2700' until established on the localizer, cleared ILS runway 26 left approach.
 
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wjv04
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RE: US Airways Express CRJ 7 Emerg Evac YYC

Wed Jul 11, 2007 11:10 pm

Indeed, it is a CRJ9, I just havent had my coffee yet. It has been towed somewhere on the ramp now.
 
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RE: US Airways Express CRJ 7 Emerg Evac YYC

Wed Jul 11, 2007 11:22 pm

I would say that is it, Flight aware isnt showing that it was ever airborne, so im thinking it rejected its takeoff on 34 and exited on C4, and Evac'ed there.
 
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RE: US Airways Express CRJ 7 Emerg Evac YYC

Wed Jul 11, 2007 11:41 pm

Good, I was scratching my head thinking why in the hell is one of our birds way over there.
There is plenty of room for Gods animals, right next to the mashed potatoes!

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