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What Aircraft Was I In?  
User currently offlinePilatus From Switzerland, joined Aug 1999, 185 posts, RR: 1
Posted (12 years 6 months 4 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 1915 times:

I don't know if it is still possible to find out what aircraft I was in 22 years ago?

I really wonder, because this was my first flight ever, and all I know is that it was a DC-8 (Swissair) from Zurich to Dhahran (Saudi Arabia) in February 1980.

-Was it a DC-8-60?

-If I can find out the exact day when I flew, is it possible to find out the
registration as well?

That would be very interesting.

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User currently offlineBravo45 From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 2165 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (12 years 6 months 4 weeks ago) and read 1809 times:

Rememberign the exact time and date together witht he flightnumber just might help. Although I am not aware of anywhere that you can find the info, but I don't think that it will be impossible.

User currently offlineTimz From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 6958 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (12 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 1768 times:

According to Exxon Fleets, Swissair's DC-8s were then all -62s.

User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6382 posts, RR: 32
Reply 3, posted (12 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 1694 times:

The possibles are as follows,
HB-IDE/-IDF/-IDG/-IDH/-IDI/-IDK and -IDL. all were -62s. HB-IDH was a -62CF. Did it by chance have a cargo door?



it's getting harder not to tell people they are really odd if they think an airplan can be sexy.
User currently offlinePilatus From Switzerland, joined Aug 1999, 185 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (12 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 1677 times:

Thanks for the replies.
So at least I can be sure it was a DC-8-62. If it had a Cargo door I don't remember, I was too young at that time and I don't know anybody who'd remember that.

Looks like a difficult question.


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