Halifax - The Boeing 747 of SkyLease, which slipped off the runway at Halifax Airport, Canada last week, has been broken into pieces by bulldozers. Dozens of people watched the operation with interest on Sunday evening.
After the crash, researchers from the Transportation Safety Board of Canada removed the black boxes from the wreck so that the data can be analyzed to determine the exact cause of the incident. The fuel has also been pumped out of the device.
Last week on Wednesday, The empty Boeing 747 flew to Halifax on Wednesday to transport live lobsters to China. But after touching down the runway in fairly bad weather conditions, the aircraft left the track. As a result, the four crew members were slightly injured, and air traffic was blocked for some time.
The 21-year-old cargo plane was in service with SkyLease Cargo for only one year. Before SkyLease it was in service with the freight branch of Singapore Airlines for the whole 20 years.
The Jumbojet can no longer be used due to cracks in the hull, broken engines and the broken landing gear.