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Why Did BA490 To GIB Divert To MAD Today?

Tue Jul 26, 2011 7:27 pm


Anyone know why it diverted? Also, given the political situation between Gib and Spain, MAD could be a strange airport to divert to. I guess it depends on the reason for the divert and how urgent it was (I'm assuming it must have been quite urgent otherwise they would have continued).

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RE: Why Did BA490 To GIB Divert To MAD Today?

Tue Jul 26, 2011 8:10 pm

The flight does sometimes have to divert due to weather at GIB (Its a really hard airport to land at in bad weather conditions)

Normally though it diverts to AGP as its only just down the road and PAX can be bussed between the 2 airports
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