IndianGuy
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Unknown All White 747 At BOM

Wed Jul 25, 2001 8:12 pm

Yesterday while watching arrivals at BOM Rwy-27 from the terrace of my apt, i saw an all white 747, probably a -200 with abs. no markings. It had no winglets and the upper deck was the shorter type with aroudn 8-10 windows.

Its reg was X-XXXX something, so it wasnt India regd. the first letter was probably F.

Anyone know the identity of this aircraft, its owner etc?
 
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RE: Unknown All White 747 At BOM

Wed Jul 25, 2001 8:40 pm

I believe Air France has been retiring some of their old 747-200s. This one was still in operation March of this year, and I saw it retired at the Le Bourget Museum last month.

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RE: Unknown All White 747 At BOM

Wed Jul 25, 2001 10:06 pm

This should be F-GPVV, the Air France 742F sold to Atlas then leased back to Air France !!!. It was F-BPVV before.
 
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RE: Unknown All White 747 At BOM

Thu Jul 26, 2001 2:08 pm


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RE: Unknown All White 747 At BOM

Fri Jul 27, 2001 5:17 pm

Yes it belongs to Air France and operates to Karachi also, I have seen it up close Smile
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