Abandoned Aircraft: Strangely, these 50 Flying Machines Are Left Untouched Over the Years

50. Boeing 737 in Bali

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Since 2007, this sight on the southern coast of the Bukit Peninsula has baffled everyone.

49. Lockheed T2V-1 in New Jersey

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This training plane has lain in a forest near the town of West Milford, NJ since 1962.

48. Swearingen SA-226T in Central New Jersey

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Vandalized and abandoned, the aircraft encountered an engine problem, and it crashed and burned.

47. B-24A-CO Liberator on Atka Island

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On a weather reconnaissance mission, the plane had to take a forced landing in 1942 in one of the Aleutian Islands of Alaska.

46. Hovercraft Ruins in Green Cove Springs, Florida

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Found in a former U.S. Naval Air Station, this abandoned hovercraft was never finished.

45. Spacecraft in Kazakhstan

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During the fall of the Soviet Union, this spacecraft was found abandoned inside a Vehicle Assembly Building in Kazakhstan.

44. PV-1 Ventura from World War II

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A Royal New Zealand Air Force plane, this was scrapped for parts and then eventually abandoned.

43. Boeing 747s and 727s

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These two forgotten Boeing airliners were found together in an airfield.

42. Aircraft in North Carolina

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Located in an airfield in Bryson City, this abandoned aircraft was discovered by a flying drone.

41. Colombian Narcoplane in Mazunte, Mexico

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Believed to be a drug plane, this was shot down by the Mexican army and crashed on a beach in Mazunte.

40. Lockheed P-38 Lightning in Wales

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This WW II fighter aircraft wreckage appeared on a Wales beach in 2007.

39. WW II fighter plane in Palau

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A fantastic relic, this Japanese fighter plane was discovered off the coast of Palau in the Pacific Islands.

38. U.S. Navy DC Plane in Iceland

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This plane wreck is found in the South Coast of Iceland; its remains are on the sand very close to the sea.

37. Air Canada Viscount in Garland, Manitoba

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This derelict Vickers Viscount plane was found abandoned in Manitoba, Canada.

36. C-54 in Alaska

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Found in Ganes Creek, Alaska, this aircraft had an emergency landing after a fuel tank explosion.

35. C-121 Lockheed Constellation ‘Pegasus’ in South Antarctica

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This aircraft crashed in Pegasus Field due to low visibility landing conditions.

34. Douglas DC-3 in Zeljava Air Base

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This is located in the enormous Zeljava Air Base on the border between Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.

33. C-46 Commando in Churchill, Canada

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Turned into an art display, this C-46 Commando suffered a partial engine failure in 1979.

32. Inside an abandoned plane in Nicosia International Airport

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Nicosia International Airport in Cyprus has been abandoned since 1974, and this plane is one of its relics.

31. R4D Transport Aircraft in Iceland

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The Douglas R4D-8 U.S. Navy transport plane was forced to land when it encountered severe icing during one of its regular runs.

30. F4F-3 Wildcat in the depths of the Coral Sea

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This rare aircraft was discovered next to the wreck of the USS Lexington.

29. MiG-21 in Afghanistan

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This Russian-made MiG-21 single-engine jet fighter was found abandoned in Afghanistan.

28. Bell P39Q Airacobra in the Russian Arctic Circle

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Found at the bottom of Lake Mart-Yavr, this airplane was force-landed in 2004.

27. Curtiss Kittyhawk P-40 in the Sahara Desert

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The perfectly-preserved plane, which crashed in 1942, was discovered in the middle of the desert in 2012.

26. Mi-17 Helicopter at Everest Base Camp

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The helicopter crashed in 2003 in a stream near base camp.

25. 1955 Gloster Meteor

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This abandoned British Jet Fighter from 1955 is the only Allied jet aircraft to reach operational status during WW II.

24. Ford 5-AT-C

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This plane, more popularly known as the “Tin Goose,” used to be part of the Royal Australian Air Force.

23. Douglas DC-4 at Gila River Memorial Airport

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This Douglas DC-4 is found in a retired airplane boneyard in Chandler, Arizona.

22. Military Helicopter in Khodynka Aerodrome

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This is just one of the many abandoned aircraft found in Moscow’s oldest airfield.

21. Douglas DC-4 Aircraft inside the Gila River Indian Reservation

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One of the many aircraft found abandoned at the Gila River Memorial Airport.

20. Military aircraft at Khodynka Field, Moscow

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Now an aircraft graveyard, we find these old, rusty military aircraft in the former Russian airport.

19. A Soviet-made plane in Grenada

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Located at Pearls Airport in Grenada, this was used by Cuba and abandoned in 1983.

18. Ilyushin II-76 Cargo Plane

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Abandoned in the desert in Umm Al Quwain, UAE, this Soviet Cargo plane is linked to arms dealer Viktor Bout.

17. Beechcraft 65-80 in an abandoned hangar

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Reportedly used for illegal smuggling, this plane was left abandoned in a hangar.

16. Crop Duster in Lomond, Alberta

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This dual-engine crop duster was found in a farmer’s field.

15. Beechcraft 18 in New Hampshire

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Also known as the Twin Beech, this plane was found abandoned in New Hampshire.

14. MiG-15 in Albania

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Found inside a hangar in Kuçovë Air Base, this superior jet fighter surprised the U.S. Military in the 1940s.

13. Abandoned Antonov An2

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This Soviet mass-produced aircraft was known for its power and durability.

12. MiG-25 PU Two-Seat Trainer in Khodynka Aerodrome

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Another abandoned plane left to rot at the former Khodynka Aerodrome in Moscow, Russia.

11. Abandoned Douglas C-47 Skytrain

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Used by the Allies in WW II as a transport aircraft, it saw combat service well into the Vietnam War.

10. Colombian Drug Plane in the Bahamas

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This abandoned Panther aircraft was used as a drug smuggling plane.

9. Abandoned Plane in Tampa, Florida

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Found at Peter O. Knight Airfield, this plane still had tie-downs holding it in place.

8. Douglas C-54D-DC in Puerto Rico

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Located in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, this abandoned plane is in a fenced area just 50 yards from the road.

7. An-12 in Afghanistan

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This Soviet-made aircraft was found at Bagram Airport sitting on tanks and full of graffiti.

6. Two Beechcraft 18s in Hawaii

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These two Beech 18s was found in Dillingham Airfield in Oahu.

5. DC-10 Airplane at Cubi Point Naval Air Station

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An abandoned World Airways airliner that wasn’t able to fly due to wet volcanic ash during the 1991 Mt. Pinatubo eruption in the Philippines.

4. Mitsubishi Zero on the Marianas Islands

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This abandoned WW II Japanese aircraft is just one of the many abandoned planes on the island.

3. Abandoned Beriev VVA-14

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This experimental amphibious aircraft was designed in the Soviet Union in the 1970s.

2. 1965 Aero Commander 1121 in Pennsylvania

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Found at the McVille Airport in Armstrong Country, this is in permanent static display for everyone to see.

1. Abandoned Piper Aztec

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First introduced in 1960, the Piper Aztec was a light aircraft with twin engines.