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Southwest 1392 flight path
Authorities identify person struck and killed by landing Southwest 737 in Austin
Local authorities identified the person struck and killed by a landing Southwest Airlines 737 in Austin last week and said that the person was not authorized to be on the airfield. No information about how the person was able to gain access to the runway has been released at this time.
Southwest 1392 flight data
Delta Air Lines  777
Delta to retire 777 fleet in 2020
Delta Air Lines announced this week it will retire its 777 fleet by the end of the year. The carrier operates 18 777s, split between the 777-200ER and 777-200LR. Some Delta 777s are currently operating cargo-only flights from the US to Europe and Asia, while the rest are stored in various locations.
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Departures from mainland China’s 25 busiest airports
Air traffic in China continuing its recovery
Daily departures at China’s 25 busiest airports climbed above 6,000 for the first time since late January.
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An-124 diversion to Leipzig
Antonov An-124 diverts from Copenhagen due to miscommunication
An Antonov An-124 destined for Copenhagen needed to divert to Leipzig this week after learning that the Copenhagen runway was closed for construction. The runway was NOTAM’d closed on 10 May, the day prior to the flight. After a short stay in Leipzig, the aircraft flew to Billund to unload its cargo.
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FLIGHTS TO FOLLOW
Hi Fly A380
Hi Fly A380 operating from China
After spending a few months in heavy maintenance, the Hi Fly A380 is operating again. The aircraft ferried to Tianjin this week, possibly for cargo use.
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AVIATION PHOTOS OF THE WEEK
American Airlines 757 flight deck
An American Airlines 757 landing in St Maarten with the pilots following the airline’s standard operating procedure of the pilot not flying guarding the throttles and ready to take the controls if need be.
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Cargolux 747
A Cargolux 747 in special 50 years livery in Taipei.
Lufthansa A380
A Lufthansa A380 in Frankfurt through the morning mist.
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Be in the know with the Flightradar24 glossary
New to Flightradar24 or just looking to brush up on your aviation terminology? Check out the Flightradar24 glossary for short explanations of terms you’ll find on our service.
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DOT kind of changes its mind
In episode 83 we heaped scorn on the US Department of Transportations’s CARES Act implementation. Since then, things have changed a bit. Listen to our conversation with Seth Miller, then read his updated reporting here.
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