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Old October 11, 2004, 11:34 AM
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Biman skidded off a rain-soaked runway in Sylhet on Friday Oct 8 2004
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Old October 11, 2004, 11:43 AM
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Extremely lucky Biman. It must have been touching down at the airport when it happened. Any news link ?
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Old October 11, 2004, 11:44 AM
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Default Alternative uses of Biman

Alternative uses of Biman, local folks can use it as a bridge to cross the canal.
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Old October 11, 2004, 11:57 AM
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Default News links

http://www.thedailystar.net/2004/10/09/d4100901011.htm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3726534.stm

http://news.airwise.com/stories/2004/10/1097231081.html
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Old October 11, 2004, 12:14 PM
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Yeah lucky indeed! My brother-in-law was in it.

this plane needs to retire! way too old!

Edited on, October 11, 2004, 5:16 PM GMT, by rassel.
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Old October 11, 2004, 12:31 PM
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The passengers are more lucky than Biman. Practically nobody was seriously hurt except the pilot Capt. Shahana. I am in doubt, whether Biman is maintaining the planes, used in the domestic flights, according to international standards.
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Old October 11, 2004, 12:36 PM
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its not just the plane... its the airport and landing track of sylhet airport which is defected.
this is not the first occurance here.
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Old October 11, 2004, 12:48 PM
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Yeah. Biman is lucky this time.
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Old October 12, 2004, 03:58 AM
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I think maybe the runway is a little short. Arent they supposed to be double the length needed to land. Or tripple i dont know. But in the wet the planes need to use the length of the runway. Good humour Ibrahim
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Old October 12, 2004, 06:19 AM
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May be we are Lucky!

Have you ever fly by this type of plane of Biman in Bangladesh?
I had to fly to Chittagong couple of years back and it was a horrible trip.
When it was running on the runway, it seemed like the plane is going to break in pieces,
because of the unusual shaking. These plane is too old to look inside like an old minibus of Dhaka city.
About the service? We should not talk about that too.
It will be a complete different experience if you fly with Bimans domestic flight.
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Old October 12, 2004, 07:45 AM
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It may be a better idea to travel 190 km by road than by plane under such weather conditions provided travel by road is comfortable and safe.
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Old October 12, 2004, 02:52 PM
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I think I'd rather walk and never get there than fly Biman as it is now.
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Old October 12, 2004, 09:50 PM
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Old October 13, 2004, 01:40 AM
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Well how many other crashes has biman had in the recent past. I havent heard of any. More people die on the roads than in planes so i suggest you stick with the planes cricketfan.
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Old October 13, 2004, 11:37 AM
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the pic is kinnda funny....i think the cap forgot to break .. was busy in talking probably
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Old October 13, 2004, 11:56 AM
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Are they trying to pull with the rope?

Maru tan hayee ooo....

Good that no one died so that we can make some fun out of it!!
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