A Sick IL-76 Waiting for Help Perhaps?

Suddenly IL-76s are appearing at Paine Field on a regular basis.  I came across one by surprise not long ago but didn’t get a chance to track its progress.  However, a quick check on Flightaware showed it had departed.  Fortunately, I checked the flight and realized that it did a quick pattern and then landed again.  After that, it didn’t move for ages and was still there when I next visited.  I wonder whether it got sick and has been awaiting parts?  Anyway, since taking this shot it has departed to Iceland successfully.  At the time of writing, it is back though.  So much Ilyushin traffic!

This entry was posted in aircraft, civil, Pacific Northwest, photo and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *