Clipper Juan T. Trippe is a Ghost Town With Wings

By: Brian G Randles - Published: Oct 8, 2009 • References: viceland
Imagine waking up one day to see a giant 747 aircraft sitting outside of your window. Abandoned in a nearby suburb, the Clipper Juan T. Trippe makes this a reality for a few lucky citizens of Seoul, Korea.

The Clipper Juan T. Trippe was actually the second Boeing 747 to ever be built, and in a past life was operated by the now defunct Pan Am. Apparently the plan was to redesign the plane as a restaurant… let’s just say it didn’t come to fruition. Stats for Abandoned Airplane Renovations Trending: Older & Buzzing
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