Aviation Photo #1160660 McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 - Iberia

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"Ciudad de Murcia". Seen taxiing runway 6L for departure to IBZ. First flight was December 5, 1969. Delivery date was December 24, 1969. To Austral Lineas Aereas as LV-WEG. Sadly, W/O October 10, 1997 near Nuevo Berlin, Uruguay with Austral Lineas Aereas as LV-WEG, routing PSS-AEP. On descent, pilot extended slats done at airspeed higher than permitted causing asymmetry. Pilot lost control of aircraft which entered uncontrolled descent crashing in swampland banks of Uruguay River - 74 fatalities - r.i.p.
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