Aviation Photo #0279284 McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF - Loftleidir - Icelandic Airlines

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This aircraft crashed on approach just short of the runway at Colombo, Sri Lanka on 15 Nov 1978. 156 killed.
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    Howard Chaloner
    Loftleidir - Icelandic Airlines
    McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF
    McDonnell Douglas DC-8 (Jet Trader/C-24)
    McDonnell Douglas DC-8 (Jet Trader/C-24)
    McDonnell Douglas
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    TF-FLA
    London - Heathrow
    England
    United Kingdom
    September 4, 1976
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Anonymous
7 years ago
Excellent photo of this ill-fated aircraft. Sadly lost with great loss of lives. Rest in peace.
Anonymous
5 years ago
The 60 series DC-8s were the most elegant of airliners. This picture also shows three Gulfstreams in the background, from the days when three such biz-jets was a good turn out. Note USCG 01 in the middle.

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