Photo © Rui Sousa - Madeira Spotters
The rudder is torn and there are those funny spots on the fuselage, what could have caused such a damage ?
Could it have been a parachutist as the photographer jokes ? Highly unlikely, in my view.
|Quoting Mr Spaceman (Reply 3):|
The photographer mentioned ...."I guess this won't be flying anymore."
|Quoting Mr Spaceman (Reply 6):|
maybe a skydiver did hit the Convair's rudder while he/she was landing ..... when the aircraft was parked on a ramp
Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe
Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days
Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit
Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior
Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft
Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials
Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions
Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin
Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon
Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos
Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft
Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries
Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground
Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos