MES3191 55 mile flight turns into 397 miles


#1

Well, turboprops can’t fly through storms as proven by Mesaba.

flightaware.com/live/flight/MES3 … /KDTW/KFNT


#2

They should’a made the pax wait on the tarmac for 4 hours :smiling_imp:


#3

Neither can E175’s.

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/TCF7596/history/20100714/2320Z/KDEN/KDSM

Usually about a 1 hour, 10 minute flight.


#4

Would’ve been funny if the storm was building farther to the west, and the flight would have to keep going. . . :smiley:


#5

How long would it have taken to drive?


#6

About 50 minutes on a freeway.(?) If people knew there was going to be a storm, they would drive.