Day: June 22, 2019

Jumbo-sized: the plane in Bahrain

The 65m Airbus A330 scuttled off Turkey on 14 June as reported on Divernet didn’t hold its title of “world’s biggest aircraft/artificial reef” for long. Six days later the Bahrain Tourism & Exhibitions Authority (BTEA) officially announced that it had sunk a 70m Boeing 747, the centrepiece to what it describes as the world’s largest underwater theme park.