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Decommissioned Boeing 747 lands in the hotel garden

After a five-day Transport to and from Amsterdam airport Schiphol to Badhoevedorp is a town on the border of Amsterdam reached a decommissioned Boeing 747, the garden of the Corendon Village Hotels. In the course of the year, the 160-tonne aircraft will be converted to a tourist attraction.

For this mammoth project in the travel and aviation group, Corendon has engaged a specialist transport company called Mammoet. First of all, the plane had to be transported eight miles across the airport Schiphol, followed by 4,5 kilometers over hill and Dale. The aircraft was transported on a trailer mi 192 wheels.

in Order to avoid that the trailer remained in the marshy ground, was built a road from about 2o00 metal plates, each of 1500 kilograms. The 17 ditch was crossed by means of a specially constructed bridges.

The Transport of the aircraft, which took place this weekend, coincided with the celebrations of the first test flight of the Boeing, on 9. In February 1969, together. In the case of the Boeing 747, it is the former KLM-plane "City of Bangkok", the 1989 KLM fleet joined.


Created: 11.02.2019, 11:38 PM

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