Aviation Photo #0890551 Airbus A300B4-203(F) - DHL (European Air Transport - EAT)

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Sitting amongst the Iraqi Airlines fleet is the DHL freighter with the damaged left wing
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    Gary Chambers
    DHL (European Air Transport - EAT)
    Airbus A300B4-203(F)
    Airbus A300
    Airbus A300
    Baghdad - International (Saddam International)
    December 2003
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Photo Added: July 31, 2005

Comments (9)

15 years ago
I love the way they parked that 747 with the wing over the others! Cool shot
13 years ago
Apron is extremely clean, it's easy to tell they don't get much traffic at all.
12 years ago
Weird how only the DHL plane has engines mounted!
11 years ago
That must be the DHL aircraft that was shot by a surface-to-air missile. Didn't it land using engines alone (i.e. no control surfaces)?

Good photo by the way :P
11 years ago
@" A visitor from Germany posted Sun January 25, 2009:
Weird how only the DHL plane has engines mounted!"

The A300's engines were damaged beyond repair due to ingesting debris during the incident.
10 years ago
Fantastic! Pictured here is the aircraft (DHL) that in my opinion, held on to allow the pilots at her controls to perform the most remarkable feat of flying I have ever heard of. Using nothing more than engine power (and differential engine power to turn the aircraft) the airmen limped that wounded bird back to the runway and landed her essentially, without (further) incident.
10 years ago
Remarkable photograph!

No wonder there's not much traffic, with a bunch of "crazies" shooting SAM's at anything flying!
10 years ago
It's only the DHL that has engines
6 years ago
Sad to see all those stored birds. Nowadays, all of these have either been moved to other parts of the airport or scrapped after one of the stored 727's landing gear collapsed, and the aircraft caught fire.

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