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Remains of a crashed Boeing 727 at Dundo Airfield, Angola

Remains of a crashed Boeing 727 at Dundo Airfield, Angola

Date: 5 January 2001
Type: Boeing 727-46F
Registration: S9-BAI
Serial: 20078/686
Operator: Air Gemini Cargo

The cargo plane approached Dundo in favourable weather conditions. The airplane touched down just short of the runway. The right main landing gear collapsed after striking the raised lip of the runway. The Boeing 727 continued onto the runwa...
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Crashed Boeing 777 from British Airways

Crashed Boeing 777 from British Airways

All markings has been removed from the aircraft.

Narrative:
Following an uneventful flight from Beijing, China, the aircraft was established on an ILS approach to Runway 27L at London Heathrow. Initially the approach progressed normally, with the Autopilot and Autothrottle engaged, until the aircraft was at a height of approximately 600 ft and 2 miles from touch down. The ...
Rating of 4.504/22/20091,566Google Earth Logo
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Buisness Jet approaching Boise Gowen Field

Buisness Jet approaching Boise Gowen Field

Looks like a Bombardier aircraft short off the runway.
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Aircraft approaching Qingyang Airport

Aircraft approaching Qingyang Airport

Looks like a Boeing B737 short before tochdown on runway RWY 03.
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Short Empire flying boat outside the Short Brothers seaplane plant in 1940

Short Empire flying boat outside the Short Brothers seaplane plant in 1940

At the river Medway in Rochester.

The Short Empire was a medium range four engined monoplane passenger and mail carrying flying boat, of the 1930s and 1940s, that flew between Britain and the British colonies in Africa, Asia and Australia as well as providing service between Bermuda and New York City. It was manufactured by Short Brothers and was developed in parallel with the Sh...
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4 Short Empire flying boats in 1940

4 Short Empire flying boats in 1940

On the river Medwey.

The Short Empire was a medium range four engined monoplane passenger and mail carrying flying boat, of the 1930s and 1940s, that flew between Britain and the British colonies in Africa, Asia and Australia as well as providing service between Bermuda and New York City. It was manufactured by Short Brothers and was developed in parallel with the Short Sunderlan...
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Camo Plane Landing or Taking Off

Camo Plane Landing or Taking Off

A camouflaged plane landing at the Beijing Capital airport. The plane seems to be taking off because
A. If you look at the runway to the east, ~8 planes are waiting for takeoff. Therefore, that runway must be the takeoff runway, designating the other (this one) as the landing runway.

But, a counterargument:
A. This is a long runway and a small plane, so shouldn't...
Rating of 3.511/15/2006692Google Earth Logo
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Short Cut by Elmgreen and Dragset

Short Cut by Elmgreen and Dragset

In Short Cut, Elmgren and Dragset give the illusion that a car and camper trailer have driven straight through the center of the earth and emerged in the Galleria Vittoria Emmanuele in Milan (for Universal Experience, Short Cut was installed on the MCA plaza). Their whimsical and nostalgic sculpture evokes family road trips with the family but also implies uncharted regions we have yet to explo...
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CitationJet 2 - OY-JET - Crash site

CitationJet 2 - OY-JET - Crash site

The pilot first made a low pass down runway 29 and then return to land on runway 11.
After touchdown the airplane failed to stop and overran the runway and into the Intercoastal Waterway.

It also has a link to a video of this accident.
The executive jet stopped at water.
After the crew was rescued, the engine starts to increase RPM...
Rating of 412/20/20061,737Google Earth Logo
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Forgotten Runway

Forgotten Runway

Geocache GCMM7V 'Forgotten runway' (close to the new Frankfurt Airport):

In January 2005 the remains of an old runway of Frankfurt Airport were found in the woods. The runway was built from August till December 1944 by Jewish women from Hungary who were imprisoned in an outpost of the concentration camp Natzweiler-Struthof.
So far, it had only been known that the regular r...
Rating of 3.14285714202/05/20061,219Google Earth Logo
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Small Plane Landing on Much Bigger Runway

Small Plane Landing on Much Bigger Runway

The runway is huge compared to this tiny plane presumably landing on this runway.
Rating of 511/24/2006327Google Earth Logo
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Remains of a crashed Antonov AN-26 at Cuamba Airport, Mozambique

Remains of a crashed Antonov AN-26 at Cuamba Airport, Mozambique

Date: 1993
Type: Antonov 26
Registration:
Serial:
Operator: Força Aérea Populular de Libertação de Moçambique

During final approach, the Antonov 26 missed the runway and landed in the grass next to the runway, killing at least 1 person, who squatted there (next to the runway, many displaced people were located at that time).
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