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by notaxonrotax
Thu May 24, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit
Replies: 395
Views: 14341

Re: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit

How about that? https://edition.cnn.com/2018/05/24/politics/trump-north-korea/index.html It rendered me speechless..... Whaaat? http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-44134910 Call me gobsmacked! Will never happen. There are 10.000 reasons I can think of why either of the two will get cheesed off by the...

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by notaxonrotax
Wed May 16, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit
Replies: 395
Views: 14341

Re: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit

Whaaat? http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-44134910 Call me gobsmacked! Will never happen. There are 10.000 reasons I can think of why either of the two will get cheesed off by the other side and therefore retaliates by canceling this charade meeting. No Tax On Rotax Yes, what a surprise! I mean, wh...

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by notaxonrotax
Wed May 16, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Architecture
Replies: 48
Views: 2964

Re: Architecture

Not too far from where I live, I came across this thing the other day:

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The name of the town escapes me, but I thought it was worth posting here!


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by notaxonrotax
Wed May 16, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Post A Pic Of Your Ride
Replies: 28
Views: 3190

Re: Post A Pic Of Your Ride

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300D, year: 1995.


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by notaxonrotax
Wed May 16, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 720
Views: 127773

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality

Any news on the status of the aircraft?

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by notaxonrotax
Wed May 16, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 77771

Re: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft

I for one am happy that the search continued. Very valuable data has been gathered for an area of our planet that commercially would not have been researched this extensively. Think about the accurate mapping, for instance for B.A charts. Obviously, I hope parts of the plane will be found. I doubt v...

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by notaxonrotax
Tue May 15, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Little Things That Bother You A Lot
Replies: 127
Views: 4276

Re: Little Things That Bother You A Lot

People that keep sniffing their nose instead of just blowing it.
Most annoying, especially if they do it every 3 seconds; continuously.

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by notaxonrotax
Wed May 09, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paul Griffiths: LHR should open 24/7, not build another runway
Replies: 56
Views: 7002

Re: Paul Griffiths: LHR should open 24/7, not build another runway

ltbewr wrote:
Perhaps allow low-noise aircraft cargo ops overnight to take them out of the slots for pax flights during the day.


Fair do!
Electric planes only after 22:00LT!

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by notaxonrotax
Tue May 08, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could a major airline ( like AF) actually go under ?
Replies: 74
Views: 12551

Re: Could a major airline ( like AF) actually go under ?

Alitalia to buy AF? Interesting times ahead. Shame user "Pihero" is not around anymore. He is....uuuh, let`s say he is a "proud" character. He would defend AF if he had to pay to sit in their cockpit. I hope KLM breaks free from AF, you know; in a realistic and sustainable way. B...

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by notaxonrotax
Tue May 08, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP's first and only 320neo is not flying
Replies: 19
Views: 7439

Re: TAP's first and only 320neo is not flying

This way, the resale value will be very attractive indeed for TAP!
It makes sense if you think about it!

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by notaxonrotax
Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Bill Cosby GUILTY in all 3 charges
Replies: 17
Views: 1062

Re: Bill Cosby GUILTY in all 3 charges

He won't see the inside of the jailhouse though.....


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by notaxonrotax
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: What was the hardest A-net picture for you to take?
Replies: 37
Views: 6582

Re: What was the hardest A-net picture for you to take?

Just came across this picture:




I had to sneak around the back to shoot this pic, Hit and Run....and get the h#ll out of there.
I guess the average guard wouldn`t have been happy, although I gained legal access to the premises.


Cheers,


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by notaxonrotax
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:45 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: You Ever Shot A Bird Later Involved In An Accident
Replies: 61
Views: 20726

Re: You Ever Shot A Bird Later Involved In An Accident

And another one bit the dust:



It killed the pilot, unfortunately.


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by notaxonrotax
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ever met someone with your same first and last name?
Replies: 33
Views: 1686

Re: Ever met someone with your same first and last name?

Yes. I was an undergrad at Stanford and he was a Masters student in Aerospace engineering. Sounds like the start of a good story..... But no, I am the only one on Google with my name.....although I was told some uncle of my father was called the same.....looong time ago. They confuse my family name...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Apr 22, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Scrapping
Replies: 91
Views: 28573

Re: 787 Scrapping

PAE sees only general aviation traffic so "Joe Average" won't notice it, anyway. I agreed with that, but then, "Oops": Aviation Day is coming up in mid-May at PAE. I have my tickets already. The whole southern end of the airport gets devoted to the air show. I wonder if they are...

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Scrapping
Replies: 91
Views: 28573

Re: 787 Scrapping

PAE sees only general aviation traffic so "Joe Average" won't notice it, anyway. And if any media happened to pick up on the story, it would be reported as a 787 so covering the lettering and logo would not make a difference. I guess so, Stitch. But it`s not a pretty picture! And certain ...

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 77771

Re: MH370: Malaysia set to announce resumption of search as early as this week

buzzard302 wrote:
Not many people want to do it for free.


I would donate my professional time.....
But yes, not many others would.

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pegasus 737 runway landing excursion in Trabzon
Replies: 181
Views: 38303

Re: Pegasus 737 runway landing excursion in Trabzon

Any news on the investigation at all, please?

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by notaxonrotax
Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM wet-leases a 747.
Replies: 83
Views: 17227

Re: LATAM wet-leases a 747.

Shame LATAM got rid of their A340`s!
They would have been handy now.

juliuswong wrote:
That is what I understand ass well.


Sexy!

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by notaxonrotax
Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 720
Views: 127773

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality

Tell u what, my next flight with these 737s, I will be sitting in FRONT of the engines. And then the rudder kills you: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USAir_Flight_427 Or the thrust reverser: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_Western_Airlines_Flight_314 Or the ADI: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C...

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by notaxonrotax
Fri Apr 20, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Scrapping
Replies: 91
Views: 28573

Re: 787 Scrapping

Commercially there was nothing to be done, that much is understood. But wasn`t there a museum that would have liked to have it? Are these the unsold terrible teens that are being scrapped? LN 5 was a test frame. All the terrible teens have been sold. For everyone's benefit, here is the complete list...

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATL Delta A330-300 engine fire 4/18
Replies: 32
Views: 14324

Re: Breaking news: ATL Delta A330-300 engine fire

LockheedBBD wrote:
andrewC75 wrote:

I imagine the brakes were hot too on the heavy landing.


Didn't the fire start right after takeoff?


Hence the, perhaps; heavy landing!
No time for fuel dumping.


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by notaxonrotax
Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Op-Ed: Does the media go too far when it comes to aviation?
Replies: 21
Views: 2060

Re: Op-Ed: Does the media go too far when it comes to aviation?

People always like to single out their hobby as being unfairly represented in the media. Motorcycles, polo, fox hunting, drones, etc all get unfair treatment and hysterical reporting from time to time. Add in the general fear and wonderment the average person has about flying and its the perfect st...

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL, 1 fatality
Replies: 720
Views: 127773

Re: WN 1380 LGA-DAL emergency landing at PHL

CNN just announced that ‘the 737 is a plane that actually has fuel tanks in the wings.’ Just wow! You can always count on CNN and other media outlets for a quick laugh when it comes to their obvious lack of knowledge about aviation and the stupid, uninformed comments they often make. I remember tha...

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Apr 18, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump launches attack in Syria
Replies: 169
Views: 7447

Re: Trump launches attack in Syria

Scorpius wrote:
which corresponds to the technical data of the Pantsir and Buk-M2 systems, which just have a probability of shooting down a cruise missile at about 0.65...0.7


Is that why the Russians practised on MH17 in Hrabove?

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Attempted spy assasination in UK?
Replies: 473
Views: 16541

Re: Attempted spy assasination in UK?

You are underestimating your opponent. 4 years ago they could take over a peninsula without a shot fired. So what's there in Europe to really stop them? You finally admit that the Crimea was a hostile take over, without consent from the sovereign government. Well well, we´re getting somewhere! 1 sh...

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by notaxonrotax
Mon Apr 09, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mystery aircraft in Brazil: help needed to identify!
Replies: 10
Views: 2765

Re: Mystery aircraft in Brazil: help needed to identify!

PU-WMA is another plane I can`t find anywhere?

Any idea please?

Cheers,


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NearMiss wrote:
PU-TLW is a TL-2000 Sting ultralight designed in the Czech Republic. It belongs to Duperron Marangon Ribeiro

More info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TL_Ultralight_TL-96_Star



Thanks everybody!


Cheers,


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by notaxonrotax
Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mystery aircraft in Brazil: help needed to identify!
Replies: 10
Views: 2765

Re: Mystery aircraft in Brazil: help needed to identify!

Quick additional question: PU-TLW, can anybody find any info at all?

Thanks,


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by notaxonrotax
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mystery aircraft in Brazil: help needed to identify!
Replies: 10
Views: 2765

Re: Mystery aircraft in Brazil: help needed to identify!

https://www.flickr.com/photos/danielrpo ... 4543493715


Wow, I could not find that!

Thanks a lot!
Now I can continue with my mission!

Much obliged!


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mabadia71 wrote:
This image on Flickr has some info that might help
https://www.flickr.com/photos/danielrpo ... 4543493715


Wow, I could not find that!

Thanks a lot!
Now I can continue with my mission!

Much obliged!


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by notaxonrotax
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mystery aircraft in Brazil: help needed to identify!
Replies: 10
Views: 2765

Mystery aircraft in Brazil: help needed to identify!

Hi, I shot this image yonks ago at the beautiful club CEU, where over a hundred of aircraft were based. https://image.ibb.co/nLyUBc/PU_ZZC.jpg The development of the Olympic village in Rio meant that this airfield disappeared completely (huge shame!), but I digress. My question is simple: I would li...

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Apr 01, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Volvo Ocean Race 2017 - 2018
Replies: 32
Views: 2510

Re: Volvo Ocean Race 2017 - 2018

https://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/news/ ... -safe.html

Vestas demasted!

I can see them trucking the boat from Argentina to Itajaí.
Scallywag may do the same, from Chile.

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https://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/news/ ... -safe.html

Vestas demasted!

I can see them trucking the boat from Argentina to Itajaí.
Scallywag may do the same, from Chile.

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH370: Malaysia resumes search to find aircraft
Replies: 418
Views: 77771

Re: MH370: Malaysia set to announce resumption of search as early as this week

Can't you see from the nature of the twenty or so pieces found so far only in Madagascar and Reunion (and nowhere else) that it disintegrated totally? No, I can`t see that at all. There have been very few crashes in which an aircraft disintegrated into small pieces. There were a few, to be fair: ht...

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: More CNN Fake News?
Replies: 19
Views: 1694

Re: More CNN Fake News?

I think that's absolutely true, but it's only one part of the equation. Another theory is that his tax return would, very probably, expose him as being worth far less than he claims to be worth. A so called "asset measuring contest"?? Interesting theory! His ego is certainly big enough fo...

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by notaxonrotax
Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Pedestrian bridge under construction near Miami collapses, several dead
Replies: 52
Views: 2898

Re: Pedestrian bridge under construction near Miami collapses, several dead

Good thing it was designed to withstand hurricanes etc.

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Mar 10, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1161
Views: 323524

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Now the original 22 strong KLM 747-400 fleet is down to 12. City of Atlanta is going to Teruel, Spain next week... At this point; this PH-BFC is likely the new record holder of any jet airliner for most flight hours with at least 141.000 flying hours! Atlanta has been in Teruel for some time, no? N...

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Mar 10, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 write off - retirement - scrapping thread - 2018
Replies: 287
Views: 75038

Re: A330 and A340 write off - retirement - scrapping thread - 2018

Any news on A6-EHH, Etihad´s A346 stored in Teruel; please?

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Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit
Replies: 395
Views: 14341

Re: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit

Will never happen. There are 10.000 reasons I can think of why either of the two will get cheesed off by the other side and therefore retaliates by canceling this charade meeting. No Tax On Rotax What a surprise! The first wheel has come off the train: https://www.google.es/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/20...

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by notaxonrotax
Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 suffers nose gear collapse
Replies: 50
Views: 73946

Re: Boeing 787 suffers nose gear collapse

No news on the cause of this incident?

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by notaxonrotax
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit
Replies: 395
Views: 14341

Re: Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet in historic summit

Will never happen. There are 10.000 reasons I can think of why either of the two will get cheesed off by the other side and therefore retaliates by canceling this charade meeting. They have an unstable preteen-level subnormal in the white house that throws his toys out of his golden pram at the best...

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny gets jailed
Replies: 58
Views: 1680

Re: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny gets jailed

An exciting election coming up.....

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Mar 07, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russia needs to stop ruining everything.
Replies: 566
Views: 14110

Re: Russia needs to stop ruining everything.

An exciting election coming up.....

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by notaxonrotax
Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 744 Phase out News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1161
Views: 323524

Re: KLM Started Phase Out Of The 747-400

Iemand91 wrote:
She's off to Teruel, Spain early next week.


Why not keep her in Holland?
Give 747Classic something to look at.


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by notaxonrotax
Thu Mar 01, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Teacher Fires Shot in School...let the debate continue
Replies: 25
Views: 802

Re: Teacher Fires Shot in School...let the debate continue

Can we at least use silencers in the school library, please?

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russianplanes.net site closed
Replies: 39
Views: 4672

Re: Russianplanes.net site closed

Queue a staunch defense of user "Scorpius"......
He will tell us that Putin actually runs a more democratic show than any of our countries.

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by notaxonrotax
Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai runway to close for 6 weeks in 2019
Replies: 23
Views: 5953

Re: Dubai runway to close for 6 weeks in 2019

Oh, so they need another couple of A380`s full of underpaid construction workers from India and Sri Lanka.
Or would the locals build this one, for once?

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by notaxonrotax
Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dana Air MD-83 skidded off the runway and damaged in Port Harcourt.
Replies: 8
Views: 2088

Re: Dana Air MD-83 skidded off the runway and damaged in Port Harcourt.

read the shocking final report here http://avherald.com/h?article=4508fb60&opt=0... What caught me was that they had a dual engine failure, to which the crew did not respond correctly; obviously. But the reason WHY these failures happened was never really determined, or so it seems. Mental note...

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by notaxonrotax
Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dana Air MD-83 skidded off the runway and damaged in Port Harcourt.
Replies: 8
Views: 2088

Re: Dana Air MD-83 skidded off the runway and damaged in Port Harcourt.

A write off, perhaps?

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by notaxonrotax
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dana Air MD-83 skidded off the runway and damaged in Port Harcourt.
Replies: 8
Views: 2088

Dana Air MD-83 skidded off the runway and damaged in Port Harcourt.

http://avherald.com/h?article=4b5307c0


No injuries, but damage to the airframe.
It closed the airport, which has been reopened yesterday.

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Happened 2 nights ago in strong wind and heavy rain:

http://avherald.com/h?article=4b5307c0


No injuries, but damage to the airframe.
It closed the airport, which has been reopened yesterday.

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