f4f3a
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Unusual Aircraft At Luton Today

Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:26 pm

Saw at a distance a 4 engine ( on pods) at a distance
On approach into Luton earlier . Does anyone know what it could be
? If I had to guess dc8 or a340

Many thanks
 
bennett123
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RE: Unusual Aircraft At Luton Today

Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:17 pm

Can you add any detail about colour scheme etc?.
 
EZYAirbus
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RE: Unusual Aircraft At Luton Today

Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:21 pm

Couple of summers ago there used to be some DC8F in and out of Luton
http://www.glenneldridgeaviation.com
 
f4f3a
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RE: Unusual Aircraft At Luton Today

Wed Jun 27, 2012 8:29 am

Think it might be a dc8 but was at distance seemed tO
Be white I think. Just very unusual to see 4 engined a/c at Luton
(appart from 146)
 
fcogafa
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RE: Unusual Aircraft At Luton Today

Wed Jun 27, 2012 8:52 am

It was DC-8 VPBHS.

I posted this yesterday but the message seems to have disappeared.
 
GIANCAVIA
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RE: Unusual Aircraft At Luton Today

Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:14 am

Yup^ and will be departing today!
 
bennett123
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RE: Unusual Aircraft At Luton Today

Wed Jun 27, 2012 11:58 am

Do you have a departure time please.
 
BAW076
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RE: Unusual Aircraft At Luton Today

Wed Jun 27, 2012 11:37 pm

Scheduled departure to Geneva was 1700z, she took off at 1729z and landed in Geneva at 1851z.

Not got any details of where it heads to next.

Regards,
Chris.
N754AN (x2), G-CPEL, G-MIDE, G-BPEC, G-BZHC, EI-DCH, LN-KKN, G-VIIW, G-BNLT, G-DBCA, G-MEDE, G-DBCE, G-MIDP.

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