Aviation Photo #0464044 McDonnell Douglas DC-8-61 - United Airlines

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United 225 heavy from ORD is in steep descent over numbers landing runway 27. Manufactured on January 29, 1968. Delivery date was March 21, 1968. Built as DC-8-61, cvt'd to DC-8-71 in May 1983, & again cvt'd to DC-8-71(F) freighter in March 1994. Other serials - N8079U with LAP - Lineas Aereas Paraguayas - leased October 20, 1990 thru April 22, 1993, Emery Worldwide - leased on March 31, 1994, & AeroUSA. Sadly, W/O February 18, 2000 with Emery Worldwide as N8079U after take-off from MHR - balance issues.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    United Airlines
    McDonnell Douglas DC-8-61
    McDonnell Douglas DC-8 (Jet Trader/C-24)
    McDonnell Douglas DC-8 (Jet Trader/C-24)
    McDonnell Douglas
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    N8079U
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    San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field
    California
    USA
    November 1982
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