Varig md-11 From France, joined Jul 2000, 1594 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (7 years 8 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2454 times:
it was just a tailstrike
the plane was not really escorted: the 747 captain had asked a visual check of the damages.
metal sheets from the APU cone have remained on the tarmac, the 747 came back and landed safely
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