Thousands of people have been tracking the Poland Volleyball Team on a LOT Polish Airlines flight between Rome and Warsaw following their tournament victory.
Warsaw: Thousands Track Poland Volleyball Champions Flight…
Using the aptly themed callsign of LOTGOLD, the aircraft departed Rome at 1510 local time this afternoon bound for the Polish capital of Warsaw.
The flight was operated by SP-LIK, one of LOT Polish Airlines‘ Embraer E175 aircraft, that was responsible for taking the Poland volleyball team home.
As per data from Planespotters.net, the aircraft is a 13.9 year old airframe, which was delivered to the Poland-based carrier back in December 2009.
LOT Polish Airlines have a fleet of 13 Embraer E175 aircraft, that typically operate short-haul and regional routes across their network.
On its way into Warsaw, the aircraft circled around the area of Krakow before commencing its descent with the champions onboard.
As per Inside The Games, Poland beat Italy to clinch an eight gold medal in front of home fans in Rome, Italy.
This has gained a lot of attention in Warsaw as LOT Polish Airlines bring the champions back to home turf.
There will no doubt be significant welcoming’s by fans who couldn’t make it to Italy to watch the game in person, and the aircraft will have the trophy onboard as well as the official team too.
LOTGOLD landed into Warsaw at 1715 local time, and proceeded to stand to deboard the team ahead of the celebrations that will no doubt take place as a result of this.
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