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United Nations flight stops in Stephenville

Here the plane is seen taxiing to the runway just prior to departure.
Here the plane is seen taxiing to the runway just prior to departure. - Frank Gale

A rare visitor for Stephenville airport dropped in on Tuesday for refueling, which was one of six flights in corporate traffic to gas and go at the airport that day.

This United Nations flight originated in South Africa and had stops in Belgium and Iceland before heading to North Bay, Ont. after its technical stop in Stephenville. Here the plane is seen taxiing to the runway just prior to departure.

Brenda Martin, who has been airport manager for six years, said it’s the first United Nations plane she has seen at the airport.

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