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Old 23rd October 2017, 11:46 AM
Greg Hyde Greg Hyde is offline
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Default DHC8 Scrapped in Cairns

Over the last two months two of the oldest DHC8 in Australia (and world) were broken up in Cairns Qld.

QQA/005 and QQC/008 were both reduced to spares and recently deleted from the Aust. register
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Old 23rd October 2017, 04:58 PM
MarkR MarkR is offline
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QQA had an incident early in the decade that subsequently highlighted a problem with many of the early build dash 8s that was noted but not properly rectified:

Some sad shots of the recycling process
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Old 24th October 2017, 03:52 AM
Jarden S Jarden S is offline
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Yes is a bit sad especially with it being in the new Skytrans livery.
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Old 24th October 2017, 12:06 PM
Robert.M Robert.M is offline
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Pity QQA wasn't donated to a museum.
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