Aviation Photo #0435496 Boeing 727-214 - PSA - Pacific Southwest Airlines

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Seen rolling runway 27 wearing pink colors & old style titles, under some menacing storm clouds. First flight was June 4, 1968. Delivery date was June 11, 1968. Wears FN 206 with PSA. Sadly, W/O September 25, 1978 at San Diego, California with PSA as N533PS. On right down wind to runway 27 she hit Cessna 172 N7711G over North Park, 6 miles east of SAN with 135 fatalities - r.i.p. It will be 39 years (in September 2017) since this unfortunate accident.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    PSA - Pacific Southwest Airlines
    Boeing 727-214
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    Boeing 727-200 (C-22)
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    N533PS
    San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field
    California
    USA
    March 1977
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Anonymous
10 years ago
Great photo, N533PS is seen here in happier times. Sadly, this is the aircraft pictured by Hand Wendt, going to crash at Nile and Dwight st intersection in San Diego, those 2 photos were shown on newspapers front pages around the world. Very sad, may they rest in peace. My deep sentiments to the families and friends of the victims. We
Anonymous
9 years ago
Sadly, this beautiful aircraft was victim of a great tragedy, then US worst air disaster, 25 September 1978, mid air collision with Cessna 172 N7111G. My deepest sentiments to all families and friends of the 144 fatal victims. May they rest in peace.
Anonymous
9 years ago
Very nice color scheme, at a picturesque place, San Diego Lindbergh Field. Sadly lost in a mid air collision, my condolences to all people involved in this sad event.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Very nice picture, nice color scheme, interesting background. Rest in peace.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Nice photo of this historic aircraft. Rest in peace, N533PS.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Nice photo, nice livery. Rest in peace.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Very attractive livery. RIP. Today
Anonymous
8 years ago
32nd anniversary today!
Anonymous
3 years ago
Thanks everyone for nice words. It was the 36th year anniversary of this sad event on September 25, 2014 - r.i.p.

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