Aviation Photo #0212231 McDonnell Douglas MD-11(F) - Korean Air Cargo

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Del 01/91. Pictured during recovery operations, aircraft was gradually being lowered to the ground after slamming onto its tail earlier in the day because of incorrect unloading procedures. Incident was caused due by unloading with insufficient fuel in tanks to keep the C of G forward of the main gear during unloading. Close up of the tail area which was extensively damaged, along with that jammed open cargo hold door!
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    Craig Murray
    Korean Air Cargo
    McDonnell Douglas MD-11(F)
    McDonnell Douglas MD-11
    McDonnell Douglas MD-11
    McDonnell Douglas
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    HL7372
    Sydney - Kingsford Smith International (Mascot)
    New South Wales
    Australia
    January 9, 2002
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Anonymous
6 years ago
Great picture, but please keep the sensationalisme down a bit. Nothing slammed into the ground and the damage was foresure not extensive.

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