Na From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 11381 posts, RR: 9 Posted (14 years 10 months 3 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 1812 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.
Varig md-11 From France, joined Jul 2000, 1609 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (14 years 10 months 3 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 1750 times:
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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The777Man From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 6802 posts, RR: 54
Reply 6, posted (14 years 10 months 3 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 1655 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
Need a Boeing 777 Firing Order....Further to fly....LX and LH 777s