Aviation Photo #1000140 Boeing 727-247/Adv - Western Airlines

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She's landing runway 25R, while Avianca 70 heavy (HK-2016 c/n 19276) from BOG & MEX lands runway 25L. First flight was April 11, 1974. Delivery date was April 26, 1974. Other serials - N2814W with Delta Air Lines. Wears FN 564 with Delta Air Lines, & FN 214 with Western Airlines. WFU by Delta Air Lines and stored at VCV (Victorville) in February 2001 as N2814W, & was broken-up in 2002. Sadly, HK-2016 was W/O January 25, 1990 near Long Island, New York due to fuel starvation.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    Western Airlines
    Boeing 727-247/Adv
    Boeing 727-200 (C-22)
    Boeing 727-200 (C-22)
    Boeing
    20870
    1032
    N2814W
    Los Angeles - International
    California
    USA
    July 1984
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Comments (9)

Anonymous
10 years ago
Big slats!. Great plane in the history of aviation. Long live the 727 !
Anonymous
10 years ago
Two great classic airliners. This just couldn't get any better.
Anonymous
8 years ago
The Boeing stars on approach!
Anonymous
7 years ago
R.I.P fof the 707...
Anonymous
6 years ago
Even sadder is the fact that both airliners were destroyed while in service. The 727 was destroyed by a toilet fire on landing at S Dom.
Anonymous
6 years ago
Actually that 727 went on to fly with Delta and was broken up at VCV in 2002
Anonymous
6 years ago
Two of the finest American commercial birds ever built. The Boeing designers and engineers really knew their stuff back then.
Anonymous
3 years ago
I can still hear the voice of Jim Backus saying, "Western Airlines, the Oooonly way to fly". Those were the best times to fly the airlines. If only we could go back to those days. Thanks for sharing.
Anonymous
10 months ago
HK-2016 was N423PA, built in 1965. This aircraft, in Pan Am colors, made an appearence at the 1968 film "Bullitt", at SFO airport.

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