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Spirit Airlines DC-9 Fuselage At Wannado City  
User currently offlineeksath From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 1295 posts, RR: 25
Posted (3 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 12 hours ago) and read 6523 times:
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Does anybody have any info on this airframe? It is painted in Spirit Airline colors but was this originally a Spirit aircraft?

Wannado City at Sawgrass Mall in Sunrise,Florida (outside Ft.Lauderdale) closed shop. They used an aircraft forward fuselage in there aviation section. It appears that it one of the items that will be auctioned on 1/11.




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User currently offlineeksath From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 1295 posts, RR: 25
Reply 1, posted (3 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 6196 times:
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So it appears to have come on a truck from Roswell,NM to the facility in 2003. Perhaps this was never a Spirit bird?


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User currently offlinenwafan20 From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 157 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (3 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 21 hours ago) and read 6168 times:

Could it possibly be this?


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User currently offlineeksath From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 1295 posts, RR: 25
Reply 3, posted (3 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 6080 times:
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Quoting nwafan20 (Reply 2):
Could it possibly be this?

Thanks but the timeline does not fit. Apparently the fuselage arrived in Sunrise,FL in 2003.



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User currently offlineCodyKDiamond From Canada, joined Nov 2006, 537 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (3 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 6015 times:

The aircraft is a former SAS DC-9-41, SE-DDT.

User currently offlineViscount724 From Switzerland, joined Oct 2006, 24865 posts, RR: 22
Reply 5, posted (3 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 5886 times:

Quoting CodyKDiamond (Reply 4):
The aircraft is a former SAS DC-9-41, SE-DDT.

With original (and it appears only) operator. It was one of a few SAS DC-9s that temporarily used an experimental bare metal livery.


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Stored at CPH after retirement.


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User currently offlineeksath From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 1295 posts, RR: 25
Reply 6, posted (3 years 6 months 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 5518 times:
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Quoting CodyKDiamond (Reply 4):
The aircraft is a former SAS DC-9-41, SE-DDT.

Thank you for the information. I was able to spend sometime inside the fuselage and it is indeed SE-DDT.

Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 5):

Thanks for the pictures from the database. It helped get more history on this airframe.



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User currently offlineeksath From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 1295 posts, RR: 25
Reply 7, posted (3 years 6 months 1 week 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 5015 times:
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Just added.



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