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747 Parked In Wrong Neighborhood  
User currently offlineWannabe From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 677 posts, RR: 3
Posted (9 years 8 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 1759 times:

Here is what happens when you are not careful about where you park your 747. The alarm on this aircraft was going off for two days before anyone called the police. Don't let this happen to you!!!



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User currently offlineGarnetpalmetto From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 5386 posts, RR: 53
Reply 1, posted (9 years 8 months 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 1700 times:

Oh come now. It's a Tower Air bird, which means it's gotten top quality maintenance...in fact, despite how badly the damage is, Tower Air's crackhead...err...crack team of maintenance personnel can make that bird airworthy with just duct tape and chewing gum!


South Carolina - too small to be its own country, too big to be a mental asylum.
User currently offlineTristarenvy From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 2265 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (9 years 8 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 1590 times:

Sssshhhhhhh!

Morris was trying to taxi the old girl out for one more flight!

On a side note: Where has "This is NOT Tower Air's" website gone!?!?!?!?




If you don't stand for SOMETHING, you'll fall for ANYTHING.
User currently offlineDeltaGuy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (9 years 8 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 1560 times:

Looks like the people from the pawn shop got to it first....the rims are gone!  Laugh out loud

DeltaGuy


User currently offlineLtbewr From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 13088 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (9 years 8 months 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 1543 times:

Tower Air should have just parked it along one of the NY City main roads, like the Cross-Bronx Expressway.  Big grin In 24 hours, only the plastic parts would have been left. Yes, it is a shame for a 747 to die, but as this was a former Tower Air a/c, this is being relatively respectable, and besides, I don't think too many parts were usable on it after they got done with it.

User currently offlineLY744 From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 5536 posts, RR: 10
Reply 5, posted (9 years 8 months 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 1426 times:

Seeing as it was a Tower Air bird, getting to a bone yard was probably the airplane equivalent of being put out of its misery.


LY744.



Pacifism only works if EVERYBODY practices it
User currently offlineRsmith6621a From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 194 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (9 years 8 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 1372 times:

Dont We Have A Cival Aviation Forum For These Types of Post


Did You Ever Think Freedom Could Be this Bad
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31679 posts, RR: 56
Reply 7, posted (9 years 8 months 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1364 times:

Whats makes you think the cops would hear the Alarm when they never heard the Impact  Smile
regds
MEL



Think of the brighter side!
User currently offlineJAGflyer From Canada, joined Aug 2004, 3513 posts, RR: 4
Reply 8, posted (9 years 8 months 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 1297 times:

Ltbewr haha. I'd laugh so hard if I saw Boeing rims on a pimped out Escalade. Maybe they would steal it and pimp it out.  Wink/being sarcastic Sort of like that movie.... Soul Plane


Support the beer and soda can industry, recycle old airplanes!
User currently offlineAWspicious From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (9 years 8 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 1251 times:

Looks like just another derelict sitting in some red-neck's backyard to me.

[Edited 2004-12-29 19:25:45]

User currently offlineFritzi From United Arab Emirates, joined Jun 2001, 2762 posts, RR: 2
Reply 10, posted (9 years 8 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 1245 times:

Guess the valet parking took it out for a spin...

User currently offlineA340600 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2003, 4105 posts, RR: 51
Reply 11, posted (9 years 8 months 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1185 times:

The Russians got their hands on it! It looks like that Antonov bird,

Sam



Despite the name I am a Boeing man through and through!
User currently offlineWhitehatter From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (9 years 8 months 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1180 times:

"I told you...it might work on the Antonov but you still went and tried to put a bigger cargo door on it...and now look!"

User currently offlineSaxdiva From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 2382 posts, RR: 42
Reply 13, posted (9 years 8 months 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1154 times:

I *told* the first officer he needed to go on a diet!

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