Aviation Photo #1109957 McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 - Continental Airlines

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Seen lining up runway 24L for departure wearing a black meatball on tail. First flight was April 5, 1973. Delivery date was May 10, 1973. Built as DC-10-10, cvt'd to DC-10-10(F) freighter in April 2000. Other serials - N68047 with Emery Worldwide, Continental Micronesia, Pegasus Aviation, & Arrow Cargo. Sadly, W/O on June 4, 2006 at MGA with Arrow Air as N68047 routing MIA-MGA. Aircraft overran runway, nose gear collapsed with damage to forward fuselage & engines 1 & 3 - 0 fatalities.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    Continental Airlines
    McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10
    McDonnell Douglas DC-10 (C-10 Extender)
    McDonnell Douglas DC-10 (C-10 Extender)
    McDonnell Douglas
    Los Angeles - International
    March 1977
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