Aviation Photo #1033235 Ilyushin Il-62M - LOT - Polish Airlines / Polskie Linie Lotnicze

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"Tadeusz Kosciuszko". LO282 pushing back from stand F15 for Warsaw. Less than one month later this aircraft was W/O attempting an emergency landing at WAW returning after an engine disintegration on a WAW-JFK flight (engine blew about 20 mins after TO and then flew about 30 mins return crashing just 5 kms from the apt, about 55 mins after take off) on May 9, 1987 killing 183 souls. RIP. (DD LOT 10/83)
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    LOT - Polish Airlines / Polskie Linie Lotnicze
    Ilyushin Il-62M
    Ilyushin Il-62
    Ilyushin Il-62
    Ilyushin
    3344942
    SP-LBG
    London - Heathrow
    England
    United Kingdom
    April 18, 1987
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Anonymous
10 years ago
Truly Historic Picture Indeed. This aircraft was involved in the biggiest airline disater in Poland to date. God bless all perished.
Anonymous
10 years ago
Historic picture indeed. I was the witness of tihs accident - not the crash, but the fire and a huge black smoke. In April 1984 my Dad was flying on board of this aircraft from YMX to WAW
Anonymous
9 years ago
Very important photo, illustration of very dramatic story... God bless all perished.
Anonymous
6 years ago
Very nice photo, sadly destroyed in an accident with the loss of all on board. RIP.
Anonymous
3 years ago
Historic photo - last before the plane crashed, killing 183 people onboard.

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