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Second SriLankan A340 A Write-off?  
User currently offlineNa From Germany, joined Dec 1999, 10709 posts, RR: 9
Posted (12 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 1118 times:

According "World airline fleets news" the second A340 of SriLankan (4K-ADC) sadly has been declared a incurance write-off following the terrorist attack last month.

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User currently offlineHkgspotter1 From Hong Kong, joined Nov 2005, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (12 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 4 hours ago) and read 1046 times:

I had a feeling that someone reported this in London, after the attack ???

User currently offlineNotarzt From Germany, joined Dec 2000, 642 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (12 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1024 times:

Folks,

I saw the TV news report that day. It appeared that, at least, one of SriLankan's Airbus widebody airliners was detroyed, may be another one as well. Any complete info?

Daniel


User currently offlineFlyhigh@tom From India, joined Sep 2001, 393 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (12 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1006 times:

Only one of the A340's was destroyed(4K-ADD i think) during the attacks, but the other one was damaged.
Looks like from what Na says, that one too has been written off. Sad end to a great aircraft. I personally liked the SriLankan livery, esp on the A340/330.


User currently offlineZizou From Australia, joined Oct 2000, 1535 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (12 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 932 times:

The 2nd one is already up and flying after extensive repairs. Only 1 was lost. Its first flight was on the 1st of September. don't know where though?

User currently offlineWidebody From Ireland, joined Aug 2000, 1152 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (12 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 911 times:

One A340, 2 A330 and 1 A320....MSN 034 is back flying as mentioned above on Sept. 1.

Rgds,
WB


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