Haan From South Africa, joined Aug 2004, 289 posts, RR: 1 Posted (5 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 3364 times:
The Biman Bangladesh Airlines Airbus A310 S2-ADE that had the aborted take-off at Dubai in
March 12, 2007 is almost completely chopped up, only the nose section is still remaining
next to EK engineering and will also disappear in the next few days.
Any word yet to what caused the nose gear to collapse????
Fly-K From Germany, joined May 2000, 3140 posts, RR: 52
Reply 4, posted (5 years 7 months 3 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2440 times:
Saw the remains yesterday, tail and some fuselage sections.
I once heard the plan was to use the fuselage as an artificial reef off the coast like they did with a PIA A300 and AFL IL86 that also ended their lives in incidents in DXB, but apparently, scrapping was the more profitable option.
Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been...