Aviation Photo #0442860 Boeing 737-4Y0 - British Midland Airways - BMA

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Seen taxiing runway 9R for departure to MAN. First flight was October 6, 1988. Delivery date was October 25, 1988. Seen, in this photo 6 days before tragic W/O January 8, 1989 near Kegworth area. Left engine malfunctioned during climb on LHR-BFS route. Crew accidently shut down engine 2. Powerless aircaft hit ground 600m short of runway 27 - with 47 fatalities - r.i.p. May be only photo of Mike Echo on A.net.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    British Midland Airways - BMA
    Boeing 737-4Y0
    Boeing 737-400
    Boeing 737-400
    Boeing
    23867
    1603
    G-OBME
    London - Heathrow
    England
    United Kingdom
    January 2, 1989
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Anonymous
13 years ago
Its a good plane, bad thing 47 people died due to engine error and pilot error.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Must be a very rare photo as the plane wasn't in use for that long when it was W/O?
1   Victoria, Australia
3 months ago
pilot had caused a fatal crash of this brand new aircraft seriously

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