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Jumbo-sized: the plane in Bahrain

By |2019-06-22T11:09:25+01:00June 22nd, 2019|Diving News|

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. Read more...

Want to buy a Scapa wreck?

By |2019-06-21T12:03:35+01:00June 21st, 2019|Diving News|

“A once in a lifetime opportunity for someone to purchase a WW1 battleship or cruiser!” The notice of the sale on eBay of four Scapa Flow warships earlier this week, prompted by publicity surrounding the centenary of the scuttling of the German High Seas Fleet, was taken by some at first as a hoax. Read more...

Airliner-reef race hots up in Turkey

By |2019-06-16T12:44:27+01:00June 16th, 2019|Diving News|

A 65m-long Airbus A330 airliner has been scuttled for scuba divers at a depth of 30m in the Aegean Sea off north-western Turkey. The plane took four hours to sink a mile off the port of Ibrice in Edirne province on Friday (14 June), with the first dives taking place the following day. Read more...