Aviation Photo #1119718 McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 - United Airlines

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United's first DC-10 is seen rolling runway 27 with small titles. First flight was January 18, 1971. Delivery date was May 25, 1972. Built as DC-10-10, cvt'd to DC-10-10(F) freighter, and again cvt'd to MD-10-10F freighter. Stored at LAS prior to freighter conversion. To FedEx as N364FE named "Amber". Sadly, W/O December 18, 2003 at MEM with FedEx as N364FE. Skidded off right side of runway into grassy area. After stopping there was an explosion and fire on right side. 7 crew survived.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
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