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User currently offlineBen88 From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 1093 posts, RR: 2
Posted (14 years 7 months 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 1833 times:


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Can someone fill me in on the details of this flight? It appears as though there are people escaping the aircraft as it is being engulfed in flames. This photograph is shocking to say the least. My jaw dropped when I saw it.

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User currently offlineAKelley728 From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 2194 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (14 years 7 months 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1683 times:

Ben88:

Check out the current thread 'Continental Airlines crash'; in it is the full story of the above picture. However, to give you a quick summary, it happened 3/1/78 at LAX, it was a DC-10-10 that had an aborted take-off due to a tire burst. Amazingly, there were only two fatalities.


Here's the link if you can't find the thread:
http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/231529/


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