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'Enormous' (possibly cargo) Jet over Manchester area 6th Sep

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'Enormous' (possibly cargo) Jet over Manchester area 6th Sep

Postby tdp2612 » Sun Sep 10, 2017 4:05 pm

Hi, new to this forum and not massively knowledgeable about aircraft in general. No photos or anything to help explain, but apparently there was a large quad engine jet somewhere near to Manchester, possibly even for Leeds, at about 2pm. Don't know any further details, but if anyone has any ideas I'd like to hear them. Thanks,

Thomas
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Re: 'Enormous' (possibly cargo) Jet over Manchester area 6th

Postby Seahornet1 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:48 am

tdp2612 wrote:Hi, new to this forum and not massively knowledgeable about aircraft in general. No photos or anything to help explain, but apparently there was a large quad engine jet somewhere near to Manchester, possibly even for Leeds, at about 2pm. Don't know any further details, but if anyone has any ideas I'd like to hear them. Thanks,

Thomas


An Emirates Airways A380 routed over the south of the city after taking off from Manchester Airport at about 2.20pm that day. A380s are a common sight at large airports nowadays (several each day in & out of Manchester for instance), but being the world's largest passenger jet, it's an awesome sight if you haven't seen one before! :)
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Re: 'Enormous' (possibly cargo) Jet over Manchester area 6th

Postby johnhowe » Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:02 pm

Even bigger than the A380 and an infrequent visitor to Manchester.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmD5w7z8iDk
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Re: 'Enormous' (possibly cargo) Jet over Manchester area 6th

Postby Amp » Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:34 pm

Op stated quad engines ... Certainly seems like civvie 380.
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Location: Few miles SE of Wattisham

Re: 'Enormous' (possibly cargo) Jet over Manchester area 6th

Postby tornado64 » Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:02 pm

it was probably the beluga it came over Manchester heading into chester around that time . it was a nice clear day with good visibility .. I got camera onto it but forgot memory card ... it was the no 1 aircraft . followed it on flight radar 24
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