Boeing727
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Largest Passenger Volume...

Wed Jun 09, 1999 1:47 am

Here is the Trivia Question of the day:

What was the largest number of passengers ever recorded on an airliner?

Answer to be announced in 24hrs, same place & same time, tomorrow!!!
Thanks for playing, Boeing727
 
AAmericanguy
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RE: Largest Passenger Volume...

Wed Jun 09, 1999 3:17 am

boeing 747, 610 passengers
 
Dufo
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RE: Largest Passenger Volume...

Wed Jun 09, 1999 3:58 am

That was the flight from Darwin, after that hurricane Tracy, right?

Jernej
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Al
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RE: Largest Passenger Volume...

Wed Jun 09, 1999 7:36 am

That ElAl mercy mission flight from
Ethiopa (?) [or some other African
country] that took off with 1,060+
but landed with one extra due to a birth
in flight.
Had to rip out all galleys, lavs etc to
cram them in all in, from memory.
Cheers.
 
Ansett767
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RE: Largest Passenger Volume...

Wed Jun 09, 1999 10:15 am

825
 
mish1234
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EL AL Had The Most.. At..

Wed Jun 09, 1999 11:13 am

Ahh.. as I remeber EL AL had I think about 1001 passengers on its Boeing 747-200 back in 1989 or 1990.. It was to fly people from Africa to Israel to live a new life.
 
Boeing727
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RE: Largest Passenger Volume...

Thu Jun 10, 1999 4:55 am

Al is right, in 1991 ELAL flew Ethiopian Jews out of their country to Israel, which became a mass migration of almost 16,000 people within two days. On one of the trips, ELAL took all the seats out of one of their B747 and crammed 1,065 people into the aircraft (one baby was born on board before take-off).

Next Trivia question coming soon!

Regards, Boeing727
 
mish1234
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RE: Largest Passenger Volume...

Sat Jun 12, 1999 4:52 am

Yeah I was right

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