Harriet Sherwood’s latest blog post, “Israeli plane in isolated West Bank field – any clues” would have been a classic CiF Watch satire if it wasn’t a genuine report.
Here’s the plane the Guardian’s Jerusalem correspondent “found”.
“Faded Hebrew letters on the exterior suggested this once may have been part of the national El Al fleet, or that of an Israeli domestic airline. I can’t think of any non-Israeli airline that would have Hebrew insignia.”
Sherwood discovers Google:
A quick search on Google threw up this reference, which identifies the plane as probably a Boeing 707, but gives few further clues.
So, any information, ideas or theories?
Fortunately, a few Guardian readers have evidently taken advanced courses in the use of search engines, and commented thusly.
And, there was this:
But, the best comment goes to “SantaMoniker”:
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