Mystery behind abandoned Bali plane

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Mysterious Boeing 737 aeroplane in the middle of Bali Island

An abandoned Boeing 737 plane in a field in Bali has turned into a tourist attraction – and how it got there is a mystery.

A Boeing 737 Aeroplane at Bali Island in Indonesia
Photo Credit: Aviation Figure

The plane has no identification or branding badges and currently sits off the Raya Nusa Dua Selatan highway, five minutes from the famous Pandawa Beach.

The abandoned plane sits in a field just off a highway on the island of BaliSurrounded by shipping containers and a shabby hut, how nobody noticed the plane’s arrival remains a mystery.

Area view of the Island of Bali

Some speculate the aircraft’s body was meant to be converted into a restaurant but the owner ran out of money and left it to rust away.

While no one knows the exact date of its arrival, plants growing around the metal framework suggest it has been there quite some time.

Over time, the abandoned Boeing 737 plane has become a tourist attraction with people travelling for miles to come and see it.

Mysterious Boeing 737 aeroplane in the middle of Bali Island

Bali is an Indonesian island known for its forested volcanic mountains, iconic rice paddies, beaches and coral reefs. The island is home to religious sites such as cliffside Uluwatu Temple. To the south, the beachside city of Kuta has lively bars, while Seminyak, Sanur and Nusa Dua are popular resort towns. The island is also known for its yoga and meditation retreats.

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