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2013-04-25 08:20:33 AM  
meh
 
2013-04-25 08:22:09 AM  
So where do we bury them?
 
2013-04-25 08:23:24 AM  
Will you marry me?
 
2013-04-25 08:27:12 AM  
Most of those wouldn't have looked so bad if they hadn't been rotting in the forest for fifty years.
 
2013-04-25 08:29:17 AM  
I personally would never fly in a rusted out plane. But maybe that is just me.
 
2013-04-25 08:33:50 AM  
Oh FFS. Is everything on the internet now assholes begging for money on these farking crowd-sourcing sites?
 
2013-04-25 08:36:51 AM  
I think a kickstarter to start a new kickstarter like website would be a nice thing to kickstart.
 
2013-04-25 08:37:36 AM  
where do you bury the survivors?
 
2013-04-25 08:38:37 AM  
Cool pics but how about some context aka Real Content.
 
2013-04-25 08:46:07 AM  
This was also posted on gawker. This link doesn't go to gawker. SOMEONE ALERT THE MODS!
 
2013-04-25 08:48:59 AM  
So he convinced a bunch of people to pay for his around-the-world holiday during which he took some, admittedly very nice, happy snaps of crashed planes?

The guy is a freakin genius!
 
2013-04-25 08:52:18 AM  
It's an entirely different kind of flying altogether
 
2013-04-25 09:01:48 AM  

I'm no expert but...: So he convinced a bunch of people to pay for his around-the-world holiday during which he took some, admittedly very nice, happy snaps of crashed planes?

The guy is a freakin genius!


From the website, looks like he's still doing a lot of convincing. For instance, $9 for the making-of video.
 
2013-04-25 09:02:07 AM  
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Of course there are the ones that don't go so well.
 
2013-04-25 09:16:53 AM  
so then, the landscape is littered with these damn flying machines that couldn't?  Nobody tidies up afterwards?
Seems like a messy waste.

I'm no expert but...: So he convinced a bunch of people to pay for his around-the-world holiday during which he took some, admittedly very nice, happy snaps of crashed planes?

The guy is a freakin genius!


I'm looking for funding for my cocktail table book of road kill.  Due out later this summer.
Titled "BANG! Thump Thump Thump"
 
2013-04-25 09:32:21 AM  
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2013-04-25 09:49:25 AM  

id10ts: Cool pics but how about some context aka Real Content.


This....
 
2013-04-25 10:09:00 AM  
I was expecting the Air France jet in Toronto.
 
2013-04-25 10:41:25 AM  

Justice By Zig: This was also posted on gawker. This link doesn't go to gawker. SOMEONE ALERT THE MODS!


Oh my gaw-ker!!!
 
2013-04-25 11:14:30 AM  
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Scandinavian Airlines Flight 751

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Air Canada Flight 143, AKA the "Gimli Glider"

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British Airways Flight 38
 
2013-04-25 11:23:40 AM  

Paris1127: [upload.wikimedia.org image 400x236]
Air Canada Flight 143, AKA the "Gimli Glider"


That one gets bonus points because it wasn't even a write-off. That thing flew for another 25 years at Air Canada.

In that vein, there's also Air Transat Flight 236:
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Canadians seem to be good at gliding airliners.
 
2013-04-25 11:27:23 AM  

xoxo: I was expecting the Air France jet in Toronto.


Just for you:
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costermonger: Paris1127: [upload.wikimedia.org image 400x236]
Air Canada Flight 143, AKA the "Gimli Glider"

That one gets bonus points because it wasn't even a write-off. That thing flew for another 25 years at Air Canada.

In that vein, there's also Air Transat Flight 236:
[www.airdisaster.com image 400x285]
Canadians seem to be good at gliding airliners.


Air Transat 236 didn't have as hard of a landing as the Gimli Glider, though. It landed (relatively) safely.
 
2013-04-25 12:12:01 PM  

abhorrent1: Oh FFS. Is everything on the internet now assholes begging for money on these farking crowd-sourcing sites?


We have an entire tab dedicated to that...
 
2013-04-25 01:29:38 PM  
Well technically the pilot survived this one but the people on the ground were not too thrilled.
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2013-04-25 02:29:11 PM  
The PLANES didn't survive, Subby!!

You callous bastich!
 
2013-04-26 02:16:50 PM  

Ashrams: Well technically the pilot survived this one but the people on the ground were not too thrilled.
[www.ukrainebusiness.com.ua image 549x396]


Could you tell me where I can get more information on that ??

(I have NO idea where I was when that came aboot.)
 
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