While pondering this.... I turned around and saw some lights coming in...... and what should I see.... but the first of 3 weather related diversions into MKE (while I was there anyway):
Followed closely by-
And followed by-
Just as I was getting ready to leave.... the radio started telling all ground fire units to stand by for a code red...... a Delta 757 with hydraulic failure..... I turned my engine off, but kept the radio on...... I walked out and stood next to the fence...... and before long.... the 757 arrived.
It landed just fine, and after they landed, ATC closed the runway so they could check the runway for hydraulic fluid. It was at this time that I had to leave.... but I was happy that another emergency had a happy ending! And this was also my 1st time seeing a 737-900ER!