Aviation Photo #1054407 McDonnell Douglas DC-8-71 - United Airlines

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United 786 heavy to ORD at runway 27 wear small titles. Manufactured on December 15, 1967. Delivery date was December 23, 1967. Built as DC-8-61, cvt'd to DC-8-71 in May 1983, & again cvt'd to DC-8-71(F) freighter in Aug 1991. Other serials - PP-SOQ with VASP Cargo, and also C-FQPM with Air Canada. Wears FN 2476 with United Als. Incident - April 26, 2001 at Nashville TN with Emery Worldwide as N8076U landing w/ left mlg retracted - little damage & 0 fatalities. Stored at ROW (Roswell) in 2001 as N8076U.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    United Airlines
    McDonnell Douglas DC-8-71
    McDonnell Douglas DC-8 (Jet Trader/C-24)
    McDonnell Douglas DC-8 (Jet Trader/C-24)
    McDonnell Douglas
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    N8076U
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    San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field
    California
    USA
    October 1985
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Anonymous
11 years ago
Having seen 'em all, this is perhaps the most elegant of 'em.
Sleek and graceful

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