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Boeing 707-3K1C - Romania - Government
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2nd-last civil B707 built. Landed 12.26 with President Nicolae Ceausescu aboard. WA had trade agreements with Romania - WA supplied iron ore & they supplied locomotives to transport ore to ports. Local Romanians protested against political dissidents being imprisoned & tortured by Government. A year later, regime was overthrown & President was executed. First flt 19.3.79, del 30.3.79. To Tarom 27.2.90, then Romavia. w/o 10.1.91 Bucharest- landed hard, engines 1 & 2 hit runway, wing broke, caught fire.
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