Aviation Photo #0555091 McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 - American Airlines

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Lining up runway 25R via taxiway 8 for departure to DFW & CDG. First flight was May 15, 1973. Delivery date was June 11, 1973. Other serials - N139AA with FSBU, and also N80NA with National Airlines as "Bing Crosby", and Pan Am as "Clipper Star of the Union". Sadly, W/O April 14, 1993 at DFW with American Airlines as N139AA routing HNL-DFW. With a 10 degree right crab due to cross wind, aircraft touched down & drifted right off runway 17L, and came to rest in mud. Nose & left main landing gear collapsed.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    American Airlines
    McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
    McDonnell Douglas DC-10 (C-10 Extender)
    McDonnell Douglas DC-10 (C-10 Extender)
    McDonnell Douglas
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    N139AA
    Los Angeles - International
    California
    USA
    September 1984
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Aircraft: N139AA (D10). Route: HNL-DFW. 189 Passengers, 13 Crew Members (40 injuries). It was raining at the time of the landing, and there were numerous thunderstorms in the area. The captain lost control and the plane drifted off the runway and crashed.
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