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MEA Lovers This Will Break Your Heart  
User currently offlineAirxLiban From Lebanon, joined Oct 2003, 4512 posts, RR: 53
Posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 2709 times:

 Sad  Sad  Sad  Sad  Sad  Sad  Sad  Sad  Sad  Sad  Sad  Sad  Sad  Sad  Sad  Sad

Tragedy.


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User currently offlineGreg From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 2614 times:

That's likely the freakiest salvage job I've even seen.
Where is the top of the fuselage? Is says you can walk through it (?)


User currently offlineFLYtoEGCC From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2004, 947 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 2596 times:

That was an A310?  Wow! At first sight, I thought they were dismantling a Lockheed Constellation! Wow, that is one weird breakup. I do hate seeing A310s scrapped anyway, I like them. What was the reason for it?


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User currently offlineBlackbird1331 From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 1893 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 2536 times:

Don't get excited. This is the General Motors corporate jet. You know how they love convertibles.


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User currently offlineAirxliban From Lebanon, joined Oct 2003, 4512 posts, RR: 53
Reply 4, posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 2451 times:

well look how nice, its the first time an MEA picture has gotten on the top of the day list.

I saw it....looked like a bristol britannia to me at first.

then i clicked on it....and you can imagine how surprised I was.



PARIS, FRANCE...THE BEIRUT OF EUROPE.
User currently offlineMEA310 From Lebanon, joined Feb 2002, 660 posts, RR: 12
Reply 5, posted (10 years 3 months 3 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 2202 times:

I have actually flown this bird,sad to see it broke apart...

AirxLiban

I freaked when I read the topic title,I thought something terrible had happened!

MEA310



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User currently offlineBA From United States of America, joined May 2000, 11153 posts, RR: 58
Reply 6, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1946 times:

What will break my heart is when I see an MEA 707 or 720 looking like that.

Who cares about an A310.

1 of the 3 A310-200s went to some Jordanian charter airline. The other two were scrapped, this being one of them.

They indeed were work horses for MEA, but not nearly as much as the 707 and 720s. Thankfully those old classics are scattered around Beirut Airport for us aviation fans to enjoy.  Smile

Regards



"Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need." - Khalil Gibran
User currently offlineOD720 From Lebanon, joined Feb 2003, 1925 posts, RR: 32
Reply 7, posted (10 years 3 months 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 1823 times:

That is so true BA. The A310s were not even owned by ME even though this particular one ended its life with the airline.

Still, it's my favorite type of plane, that's why it's sad for me.


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