Aviation Photo #1136660 Boeing 727-251 - Northwest Orient Airlines

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Slowly approaches runway 27 for her return charter flight back to DTW with NFL Detroit Lions. First flight was September 18, 1969. Delivery date was October 3, 1969. Other serials - N272US with Northwest Airlines wearing FN 2272, Pan Am - leased in July 1988, C & S Acquistion Corp, & Red Apple Lease Corp. Wears FN 272 with Northwest Orient Airlines. Stored at MQY (Smyrna) as N272US, & was eventually broken-up. Northwest Orient Airlines charters at this time were very rare for us in SAN.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    Northwest Orient Airlines
    Boeing 727-251
    Boeing 727-200 (C-22)
    Boeing 727-200 (C-22)
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    N272US
    San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field
    California
    USA
    November 1983
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