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Justifications for ID

What justifies the ID of the respective shots as A340-313X and A300? I think the A300 is misidentified and actually a Boeing 777, whilst the A340 cannot be distinguished as that particular model. Bthebest - IMPDb Administrator 12:58, 18 March 2011 (MDT)


You're absolutly right about the 777, I didn't pay enough attention when posting it. It's indeed a 777,either in 228/ER or 328/ER series of Air France. About the Airbus A340, the last picture shows with evidence an Air France aircraft (tail fin), though other pictures aren't so easily identifiables. As Air France, it's either a 311 or 313X series model. 313X having a higher probability than the 311 in AF fleet (about 15 aircrafts of that type versus the 311 (only 3 or 4) Sixcyl 03:38, 19 March 2011 (MDT)

I agree it's a -200. Doesn't appear to be an overwing door. Also, I'm not sure the last picture is a 777 - the engines look a bit small.

Which tail fin are you talking about? The rear view is a 747 and the right one is the 777. I understand your point about the probability but it's still better to be completely right rather than partially wrong. Bthebest - IMPDb Administrator 16:20, 19 March 2011 (MDT)

Have removed the last picture from the A340 section as it doesn't show an A340, and changed the ID to a generic A340 as it unclear which variant it is. Bthebest - IMPDb Administrator 12:13, 19 February 2013 (MST)

UID Aircraft

Erik Brouwer has suggested a Star Airlines A320 for the Unidentified Aircraft. I agree it looks like a Star Airlines livery and interior but the windows look too square to be either an A320 or A330. Any other opinions? Bthebest - IMPDb Administrator 10:44, 5 July 2011 (MDT)

Maybe the first pictures doesn't belong to the same airplane than the 2 others? Sixcyl 14:55, 6 July 2011 (MDT)

You´re absolutely right Sixcyl, Bthebest. Windows are not those from Airbus. Looks more like Boeings. The 2nd picture (with the engine visible) is indeed from Star Airlines A320. I am bit confused with the 3rd because we can clearly se the space between windows which in case of A320 would indicate Owerwing Emergency Exit doors. There should be release handles, exit signs, etc but they are jus missing here.. And at last, this guy is sitting on two different seats. Discontinuity or two different flights? The picture onto engine is not taken from his seat.. Cheers, RenoRacer 23:33, 12 March 2012 (MDT)

According the story, the scene is aboard an A-320. But we know how movie's crews like to shoot something (or a place) which is not what supposed to be in the script... This quizz could be completed with the cockpit views (similator and "real" A320). LVCDC 13 february 2013