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Old 12th Aug 2017, 17:05   #1 (permalink)
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MU774 over E Finland

... doing some pretty interesting weather avoidance patterns:
https://www.flightradar24.com/CES774/e73bf6c


There is a solid wall of thunderstorms stretching from RIX to HEL causing many deviations...
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Since no one else is doing this pattern, one would not expect it to be weather avoidance, but an enroute hold.
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It'a twister, Auntie Em !
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Old 12th Aug 2017, 18:29   #4 (permalink)
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SK963 now doing same:
https://www.flightradar24.com/SAS963/e74480f

Edit1: Nope, looks like it's heading back to ARN. Eventful day in these parts...
Edit2: Now in hold about 50km East or ARN at FL120, probably dumping fuel

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Huge squall line stretching from Southern Finland all the way down to Belarus this evening. Perhaps they had problems getting an entry clearance to mother Russia after such a large diversion from their original FPL route...
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