Thursday, July 23, 2020

Australia's last passenger jumbo jet has left our shores for the final time, with the Qantas Boeing 747 departing on Wednesday afternoon, bound for an aircraft "boneyard" in the Californian desert.

Flight QF7474 left Sydney for LA at 3.28pm. From there it will fly to Mojave desert for storage.

The plane was given a water cannon salute as it approached the runway, and it taxied past Shep's Mound where hundreds of planespotters had gathered to wave goodbye.

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