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serious damage : Air Algerie 738 on landing

Old 27th Mar 2008, 21:04
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Sorry for OT: Looking at the satelite photos on Google Maps I see the small civilian apron in the south with 3 stands and huge helicopter aprons north of the rwy. Is this an oil field area with heavy chopper ops or a military field with some sqn of Algerian choppers?
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Old 27th Mar 2008, 22:03
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Skyservice (of Canada) had a 767 similarly damaged at Punta Cana about 2 years ago. It's back in service now. Was reparied in situ (IIRC by Boeing themselves).
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Old 30th Mar 2008, 14:17
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Wow thats creased

BTW the Google cache prevents little thing like withdrawn pictures from disapearing down the memory hole
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Old 30th Mar 2008, 14:42
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"picture withdrawn : Algeria being quite a secretive country, the author requested removal..... sorry"

Sounds like "Catch 22" is alive and well and living in Algeria!

Jack

PS I bet the flight crew creased themselves as well .....
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