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Hewa Bora MD-82 Written Off?  
User currently offlinena From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 11589 posts, RR: 9
Posted (5 years 11 months 2 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 2996 times:

Another incident in Congo:

Seems the fuselage is broken near the front. The MD-82 is 27 years old so hardly worth to spend much on it anymore.

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User currently offlineSpacepope From Vatican City, joined Dec 1999, 3392 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (5 years 11 months 2 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 2767 times:

Looks like a new source of spare parts! Glad to see no one was hurt in the excursion.

The last of the famous international playboys
User currently offlinecrownvic From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 2327 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (5 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 2504 times:

Like the past, where so many first generation jets and later props have died, Central Africa is now the "killing fields" for our later generation 727, 737 and MD-80's. Sad to see these proud airliners end days this way...

User currently offlineBurkhard From Germany, joined Nov 2006, 4619 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (5 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 2402 times:

Congrats to the pilots and anybody on board. I expect that this hull of an aircraft will just stay there forever.

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