NZ 2 currently sitting in Iceland

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Old Sep 5, 18, 2:53 am
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NZ 2 currently sitting in Iceland

presumably medical divert?
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Old Sep 5, 18, 2:58 am
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https://flightaware.com/live/flight/ANZ2
Not a big diversion on that image, but scale may be misleading
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Old Sep 5, 18, 3:08 am
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KEF sure is a big airport for such a small population but still a B77W must be extremely rare.
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Old Sep 5, 18, 3:11 am
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Originally Posted by Xiaotung View Post
KEF sure is a big airport for such a small population but still a B77W must be extremely rare.
They get diversions all the time
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I remember very well - many years ago - an Air New Zealand DC10 diverting to Reykjavik the capital of Iceland.

The DC10 and the B767 were my 2 most favourite aircraft of all time. (Sigh)

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It's a clandestine trip posing as a medical divert to steal back the 763s! 😀
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Old Sep 5, 18, 4:40 am
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Uh oh, meant to be flying out of LHR this afternoon on NZ1!!
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Looks like I might still depart Heathrow on time!
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Old Sep 5, 18, 9:03 am
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Good news, leaving on time, enjoying champagne in 3J.

Flight crew confirmed it was a medical emergency which caused divert to KEF. Hope whoever it was is okay!
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Old Sep 5, 18, 8:23 pm
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KEF is quite a cool airport, sat in departures watching the snow sweepers and gritting trucks on rotation, it was previously the ETOPS divert airport for transatlantic flights no?
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Old Sep 5, 18, 8:46 pm
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Maybe for ETOPS 90, back in the day...

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Old Sep 6, 18, 1:08 am
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Old Sep 6, 18, 8:32 pm
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But their departure area is akin to a bus station. Vile. Pretty much the antithesis of Iceland itself.

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KEF is quite a cool airport, sat in departures watching the snow sweepers and gritting trucks on rotation, it was previously the ETOPS divert airport for transatlantic flights no?
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Old Sep 6, 18, 10:38 pm
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But their departure area is akin to a bus station. Vile. Pretty much the antithesis of Iceland itself.
Its not wonderful from that perspective, didnt enjoy the hassle get into Reyjkavik either
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