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Cameroons Damaged 747 At CDG  
User currently offlineNa From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10589 posts, RR: 10
Posted (13 years 6 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1247 times:

Last weekend I was in Paris and met a friend who is working for UAL there. He told me he was on the tarmac when the 20 year-old B747-200 of Cameroon Airlines broke its neck two months ago. The aircraft has been removed to a remote area and will most likely be scrapped now though currently that process has not yet begun. I saw also the leased-in Cameroon 767 parked near Terminal 1 there.
Sad to know another exotic Jumbo has gone.

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User currently offlineBDRules From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2000, 1501 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (13 years 6 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1198 times:

it was from a very heavy landing last month where it sustained substantial damage to the front of the plane. what a tradegy that another great bird bites the dust/tarmac.
regards BDRules


User currently offlineVarig md-11 From France, joined Jul 2000, 1583 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (13 years 6 months 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1185 times:

hi
yeah what a shame...plus,they replaced the 747 with a 767 now repainted to their colors.At first UY station manager had told me they were negotiating with insurance company to see if they were going to mend the airplane,but now the 767 bears UY colors it looks like the answer is no



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User currently offlineAirsicknessbag From Germany, joined Aug 2000, 4723 posts, RR: 34
Reply 3, posted (13 years 6 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1172 times:


Bad news, guys:
the aviation-safety.net lists this accident as one of two 747 losses in 00, and they´re usually quite accurate.

Daniel 


User currently offlineDustweek From Japan, joined Aug 1999, 77 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (13 years 6 months 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 1152 times:

Can anyone point to some photos so we know what you're talking about?

User currently offlineAirsicknessbag From Germany, joined Aug 2000, 4723 posts, RR: 34
Reply 5, posted (13 years 6 months 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 1158 times:

http://aviation-safety.net/database/2000/001105-0.htm

Daniel 


User currently offlineThe777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6481 posts, RR: 55
Reply 6, posted (13 years 6 months 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 1090 times:

I was up at the Boeing plant at Everett last Friday and saw a 763 for Cameroon Airlines, TJ-CAC. It came in after lunch after a test flight so it must be delivered soon. I also saw the El Al 777 but that's a different story. The777Man


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