Sponsored Links:
Commercial Flight SchoolCharter FlightsModel AirplanesAirport ParkingCheap Flights,   Discount Digital Cameras

Picture of the McDonnell Douglas MD-11(F) aircraft

[ Medium Large Fit Screen ]

  
 
  1 of 363  
 
   
 
  1 of 363  
 

Rate and comment on this photo by clicking on the star rating below:

                                                   

Aircraft Taken at
More: Varig Log
More: McDonnell Douglas MD-11(F)
More: Mexico City (- Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX)
More: Mexico, April 12, 2006
Remark Photographer
PR-LGE (cn 48410/495)
More: Jonathan Parra (Mexico Air Spotters)
Contact Jonathan Parra (Mexico Air Spotters)
Learn how to link to this photoLink to me!

[ Medium Large Fit Screen ]

 
Distinct views: 75,916
Photo added: May 23, 2006
Average views per day: 25

Other great photos:
More shots like these...
Visitor comments (14)   [Hide]Post your own comments by rating the photo above!
A visitor from United States posted Fri August 27, 2010:
I'm guessing there's JATO rockets on the aft end of this bird? That doesn't look like the runway to me.

Great pic capturing a thousand dollar error that doesn't happen often. People make mistakes, luckily this mistake didn't result in anyones death.

A visitor from United States posted Tue April 13, 2010:
The main cause behind this is that big heavy engine in the back, and as was mentioned, loading procedures were not followed. Seeing pictures like this make me understand why we at UPS have such procedures to prevent this!!

A visitor from United States posted Mon December 21, 2009:
This seems to happen more in the MD-11 than in any other aircraft (even more than in the 727). Clearly improper loading is the culprit, but I wonder what it is about the MD-11 that makes it so prone to workers screwing up the load procedure. It seems like improper loading on these birds has also contributed to at least one crash (the most recent one in Shanghai comes to mind)

A visitor from - posted Sun December 13, 2009:
Why happened this?????

A visitor from Mexico posted Sat November 14, 2009:
Great photo!
I saw this plane in real life!
It was a nice day, I was making a flight with Mexicana and it was very awesome!

A visitor from United States posted Thu February 19, 2009:
Maybe Fat Ailbert's back there. :D

A visitor from Netherlands posted Thu February 19, 2009:
Too bad this MD-11 was not rotating. haha. nice picture. It confused me when I saw the thumbnail!

A visitor from New Zealand posted Fri July 7, 2006:
New VTOL MD-11? Is there anything these planes can't do?? lol

What on earth was put in the back to throw a 100tonne airliner on its but..

A visitor from Ireland posted Mon May 29, 2006:
I once saw this happen to a Britten Norman Trislander (G-FTSE) while on work experience with Aurigny in 2002 because they unloaded a palette of fruit from the nose before the tail ballast was removed. They blamed the pilot for being a "fat bugger". The aircraft was not damaged thanks to a pole inserted in the tail which arrested the Trislander's rotation. Although I think it's much more serious in this case...what with the MD-11 being exponentially larger...:p

A visitor from Australia posted Fri May 26, 2006:
What happened to that center of gravity.

A visitor from United Arab Emirates posted Tue May 23, 2006:
Caramba, Qua Paso? When did this happen? Why?

A visitor from United States posted Tue May 23, 2006:
OMG haha I thought the MD was rotating. nice shot

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Tue May 23, 2006:
Ouuuups! Take off from zero?

A visitor from United States posted Tue May 23, 2006:
Shows the importance of proper loading.

User photo albums containing this photo   [Hide]Create your own photo album!
Hot Wings by member tomford
These are the best photos on Airliners net-great shots
The Top by member mrglue
The best aviation album
Awesome Shots by member Shnoob940
My favourites.
Alcaeus's Picture Book by member Alcaeus
Some of my favourite photos
787seattle's Favorites by member 787seattle
787seattle's Favorites ~~ The Best on A.net
Mighty Beasts Of The Sky by member DeltaLVr
20,000+ Mysterious yet amazing photos of the beasts that fly from today and yesterday!
Pearls Of Aviation Photography - The Best, Really!!! by member jmattner
my private favorite-pics collection
Serdar`s Choice by member Serdar
My choice....take a look at my favorites on A.net......updated daily...
Eye Catchers by member SLA31
The most eye catching shots on a.net - The pictures you stop and go back to look at - To be updated
Best & Beauty Avia Photos. by member TJchelyaba
Aviation photography.
Pras's Civilian Airliners' Album by member pras
My favourite photos of civilian a/c
Favorites by member SabreHog
Images I like, or that are good for model reference
Yan Album by member b787Dreamliner
A selection of my favorites pics on Airliners.net
Crimson's Choice by member CrimsonNL
Anything I like
Commercial Aviation by member braniffthebest
From Emirates to Eastern
Only The Best by member flying19
My personal favorites
Unusual Situations by member billardth
Aircrafts in amazing and unaccustomed situations
Daily Work by member Dalton767
Working!
Best Pictures by member Spenser
My Favorites
Airliner Giants by member jmattner
hard to believe they can get their wheels off the ground
Dan's Choice Awards by member machwebuk
A selection of my favorite photo's
Gems Of Airliners.net by member alanzb
Contrails, Vortices, Moonshots, Window Shots, Air-to-Air, Sunshots, Islands, Landings, Take-offs, Kai Tak, Tarmac, Cockpit, Mishaps, Military, Prop, Vintage & Other (ordered)
Only Amazing by member unitedairlines
The Best Pictures!!
Special Ones by member Boucherry
Not everyone gets here ;)
Whoops! by member Skywatch
A Collection of Accidents and Mishaps. Thanks to the photographers for keeping us up to date!
The Weird, Rare And Exotic Album by member fzardini
Weird, Rare, Exotic, not common and oddities of aviation
The Birds Of The Sky. by member MogaViorel
In my opinion, the best photos of Airliners.
My Favourites by member Atomic13
Photography is an art that freezes a moment
My Faves by member Rexus
My Faves
Simply... Amazing by member jelle0597
The greatest dream of the human being is to fly...
The ENDURING Messrs FIX 1 by member piston2011
Gone tech, big time!!
Diversas E Interessantes by member FCFONTESTORRES
Fotos de diversas companhias Aéreas no Brasil e no Mundo
Aeolus by member Aeolus
The best
Boeing`s by member Brazile
Boeing
Weird Stuff by member vasanthd
Some weird shots that made me view it in max size
THINGS THAT STAND OUT by member seanp01
A MUST SEE ALBUM- Things that are odd or just look very intersting
Unique Photos by member RichM
A collection of unique photos
General 1 by member bichoferag
A-
Safety Cones (do Not Hit Them) by member September11
for airport ground traffic control
Favourites ✈ by member rysk
My Favourites
Safety Issues by member janjzwart
pictures about safety
Antti`s Photo Album by member Antti1994
-
Oops! by member KL5147
Something went wrong
Whoops! by member schlattone
special shots
MD-11 Brasil/Suíça by member swrmd11
My Favorites
My Favourite Pictures by member toddoqmafia
mostly malaysia airlines pictures :)
Jeepers Creepers by member A1RCANADA
Speechless!
Classic. American. by member spiritair97
The best American aircraft have to offer.
Bottom by member September11
unbalanced hardcore
Comic Moment by member dhani
Scary but funny things
Personal Favorites by member evanry
My personal favs
View more albums and create your own