Aviation Photo #0830922 Boeing 737-7H4 - Southwest Airlines

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Few people know that when Southwest deferred the deliveries of their new -700's Boeing parked them in the desert for a few months. This whole row is Southwest -700's in storage. The ship you see near the American 727´s was a movie set used in Water World.
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    Derek Hellmann
    Southwest Airlines
    Boeing 737-7H4
    Boeing 737-700 (BBJ/C-40 Clipper)
    Boeing 737-700 (BBJ/C-40 Clipper)
    Boeing
    29818
    956
    N412WN
    Mojave
    California
    USA
    March 2002
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Photo Added: May 05, 2005

Comments (11)

Anonymous
11 years ago
So many planes make it look like a toy
Anonymous
11 years ago
It's so sad to see so many casualties of my favorite airline:(
Anonymous
10 years ago
Any lover of a/c would be moved to see such beautiful aicraft at a gravesite. the picture makes it more dramatic and detailed than a regular google earth shot.
Anonymous
9 years ago
I am always amazed wondering if the ship is real or a mock up as its a long way from water. its the ship used in waterworld.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Awesome Picture! I would not want my brand new planes sitting in the dirt, but hey...no one asked for my opinion.
Anonymous
5 years ago
Gotta wonder what became of those shiny 727's....
Anonymous
4 years ago
A lot of interesting birds here! Plus good info!
5*s!
Answering the question below! I hope they reincarnate as new planes rather than soda cans!
Anonymous
4 years ago
Why put planes in storage when you can store it in the airport?
Anonymous
4 years ago
Great shot of a depressing scene. To the previous poster, it is very expensive to use airport parking spots, so for long term parking it makes economical sense to use these desert sites.
Anonymous
2 years ago
I would buy one of these planes and use them for airline service if i had an airline
Anonymous
2 years ago
Very nice picture

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