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Before AF358, What Was The Last Major Airline W/o?

Tue Aug 09, 2005 10:11 am

Before the tragedy in Toronto, what was the last major write off?
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Before AF358, What Was The Last Major Airline W/o?

Tue Aug 09, 2005 2:19 pm

AA A300 in JFK I think.
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RE: Before AF358, What Was The Last Major Airline W/o?

Tue Aug 09, 2005 2:30 pm

trag·e·dy n. pl. trag·e·dies
A disastrous event, especially one involving distressing loss or injury to life: an expedition that ended in tragedy, with all hands lost at sea.


Incident, crash, even disaster maybe, but not tragedy.

Just to pick nits.
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RE: Before AF358, What Was The Last Major Airline W/o?

Tue Aug 09, 2005 2:34 pm

This website is, in my opinion, the best source available on line for aviation accident statistics: http://aviation-safety.net/index.php

Just looking at this year's database ( http://aviation-safety.net/database/dblist.php?Year=2005 ), you can see there have been a number of write-offs (category A1), thankfully most of them without fatalities. There was however the Kam Air 737 which crashed in Afghanistan in February, killing 104.

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RE: Before AF358, What Was The Last Major Airline W/o?

Tue Aug 09, 2005 2:41 pm

One thing remains certain; whichever aeroplane or airline you choose, by far the most dangerous part of any journey by air remains the cabride to the airport!  Smile
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RE: Before AF358, What Was The Last Major Airline W/o?

Tue Aug 09, 2005 3:34 pm

I disagree, Air Atlanta 747 at Sharjah fall of 2004.
 
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RE: Before AF358, What Was The Last Major Airline W/o?

Wed Aug 10, 2005 1:42 am

Poor old Hydro Air lost it's only B747-200F landing at LOS Sad
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RE: Before AF358, What Was The Last Major Airline W/o?

Sat Aug 13, 2005 1:30 am

a singapore airlines 747 was lost in october 2000 in taipai
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RE: Before AF358, What Was The Last Major Airline W/o?

Sat Aug 13, 2005 6:56 am

Quoting CV580Freak (Reply 6):
Poor old Hydro Air lost it's only B747-200F landing at LOS

Is it only me or are the damages that happened on this a/c reparable?


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RE: Before AF358, What Was The Last Major Airline W/o?

Mon Aug 15, 2005 8:00 am

Quoting Squigee (Reply 2):
trag·e·dy n. pl. trag·e·dies
A disastrous event, especially one involving distressing loss or injury to life: an expedition that ended in tragedy, with all hands lost at sea.

Incident, crash, even disaster maybe, but not tragedy.

Just to pick nits.

To me, whenever a airplane is lost, it is a tragedy, a loss of life, almost. But then again, those pilots lives are probably ruined, so there you go (maybe).
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