sptv
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Weird Delta @ LAX

Sat Nov 24, 2007 2:01 am

Just drove by LAX on Sepulveda, saw people de-planing from Delta 767 (it was dark, couldn't see details) over by the United hangars (alongside Sepulveda near the tunnel). There were buses waiting. Anyone know what this is about?
 
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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Sat Nov 24, 2007 2:02 am

possible diversion? or a sign of things to come from UA/DL? lol...
 
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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Sat Nov 24, 2007 2:04 am

Sounds like a charter deal methinks......
 
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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Sat Nov 24, 2007 2:04 am



Quoting Sptv (Thread starter):
Just drove by LAX on Sepulveda, saw people de-planing from Delta 767 (it was dark, couldn't see details) over by the United hangars (alongside Sepulveda near the tunnel). There were buses waiting. Anyone know what this is about?

DL parks 76s over there often, but not sure why they'd deplane there...charter?
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deltairlines
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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Sat Nov 24, 2007 2:06 am

Was most likely a Delta 757 that was doing EUG-LAX for the Oregon Ducks football team (they play UCLA tomorrow night)...plane arrived at LAX about an hour or so ago, so I'm assuming it took the OP a few minutes to get to a computer to ask this question, not to mention it probably took at least 30 minutes after the plane landed to get those buses moving.

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/DAL9823

[Edited 2007-11-23 18:07:41]
 
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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Sat Nov 24, 2007 2:08 am



Quoting DeltAirlines (Reply 4):
Was most likely a Delta 757 that was doing EUG-LAX for the Oregon Beavers football team (they play UCLA tomorrow night)...plane arrived at LAX about an hour or so ago, so I'm assuming it took the OP a few minutes to get to a computer to ask this question, not to mention it probably took at least 30 minutes after the plane landed to get those buses moving.

Beat me too it:

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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Sat Nov 24, 2007 2:10 am

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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Sat Nov 24, 2007 5:49 am

yes, it could have been a '57. tried to get a better look, but too much traffic to slow down.
 
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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Sat Nov 24, 2007 6:35 am

Yes it was the charter, as i left work i saw busses lining up outside of UA Cargo facility and my friend from Delta conformed it.
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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Sat Nov 24, 2007 7:34 am

If anyone's interested this was N692DL, ship 692.
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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Sat Nov 24, 2007 5:58 pm

It is Charter season, we forget so quickly when seeing something strange.

I saw Notre Dame arrive on a NW 757 yesterday at SFO

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/NWA9988

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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Sat Nov 24, 2007 7:54 pm

Anyone know how Boise State got out to HNL and back? Flightaware shows nothing that I know of.....
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ayubogg
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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Sat Nov 24, 2007 9:24 pm

Anyone know when the charter gets back to EUG? I can't believe I missed a 757 in EUG!!! We only get CRJ's and DHC's here. Any info greatly appreciated!!!
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dalb777
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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Sat Nov 24, 2007 9:31 pm



Quoting Ayubogg (Reply 12):
Anyone know when the charter gets back to EUG? I can't believe I missed a 757 in EUG!!! We only get CRJ's and DHC's here. Any info greatly appreciated!!!

DL's website has it arriving back in EUG @ 7:35 thonight, but that all depends on what time the game ends:

http://www.delta.com/flifo/servlet/D...823&flight_date=Today&request=main
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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Sat Nov 24, 2007 10:36 pm



Quoting Ayubogg (Reply 12):
Anyone know when the charter gets back to EUG? I can't believe I missed a 757 in EUG!!!

I have been monitoring Flight Aware all football season. DL has been flying the Oregon Ducks to all away games using their 757's.

I actually saw a 747 land in EUG the day I graduated from the U of O in 1998. President Clinton flew in on Air Force One to visit surviving students at Thurston High School in Springfield. This was a month or two after Kip Kinkle brought a gun into school and started shooting.
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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Sat Nov 24, 2007 11:52 pm

Why would it park over near the UA Hangers? Most often the charters park at the Imperial Terminal...
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platinumfoota
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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Sun Nov 25, 2007 1:17 am



Quoting AA61Hvy (Reply 15):
Why would it park over near the UA Hangers? Most often the charters park at the Imperial Terminal...

DL has maintenance hanger next to UA's. Maybe it was going to be worked on and they wanted to save towing time.
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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Sun Nov 25, 2007 1:58 am



Quoting Beefstew25 (Reply 11):
Anyone know how Boise State got out to HNL and back? Flightaware shows nothing that I know of.....

Likely it was a Ryan International 752 or North American 752 (unless they flew commercial). Ryan Intertnational & North American 752's always find their way here during football season and are parked for days on the south ramp before departing back to whence they came! Also not a total stranger is a 763ER (N804MS). Of course not entirely sure what they flew in on....if i get out there tonight i will see for sure (if chartered) as I believe Boise is not intending on leaving until tomorrow (Sunday) at the earliest.
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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Sun Nov 25, 2007 11:39 pm



Quoting Beefstew25 (Reply 11):
Anyone know how boise state got out to HNL and back? Flightaware shows nothing that I know of.....

IIRC, the coaching staff makes this game a recruiting trip so they may hold off a while before returning. I took a quick look on FlightAware and didn't see anything in the direction. They may not have even left yet!
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A380fo
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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Mon Nov 26, 2007 12:15 am

On flightaware, they say that the 757 will depart back to LAX at 815pm from EUG tonight
 
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RE: Weird Delta @ LAX

Mon Nov 26, 2007 12:21 am



Quoting A380fo (Reply 19):
On flightaware, they say that the 757 will depart back to LAX at 815pm from EUG tonight

That 757 already returned to LAX last night, I think what you are seeing is an error with flightaware.
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