Planenutz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 9 months 1 week 7 hours ago) and read 4704 times:
I remmeebr the threads having to do with this and almost forgot all about it.
Alesandro is right. It was thought that the aircraft crashed of the coast of West Africa after being re-registered in Guinea and operated by Union des Transports Africains.
N844AA Ex-American Airlines 727's, one of two at OPF being converted for use by IRS Airlines in Africa. This one was stolen from Luanda, Angola on May 25, 2003. This is the last known photo of this aircraft.
description: N862AA (cn 21089/1263) Ex-American, with USAir Metrojet 737-200 in the background. This 727, while flying for Union des Transports Aériens de Guinée (registered 3X-GDM), crashed in Cotonou, Benin on Dec. 25, 2003.