Re: 747 lands at a wrong airport

Date:         11 Jul 97 02:09:27 
From:         sammy@monmouth.com
Organization: Monmouth Internet
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In article <airliners.1997.1384@ohare.Chicago.COM>, "Purushottam B Sane (Nitin)" <sane@deccp.zko.dec.com> wrote:
>My question is what needs to be done for a 747 to take off from a runway
>much shorter than normal required ?? Will they have to remove all
>non-essential items (seats, etc) and only have enough fuel for it to
>reach nearby int'l airport ??

If I remember correctly, Boeing was consulted on this, as to how to get this
plane to take off from such a short runway, i believe they took out the lavs,
and stuff to reduce weight...

Sammy