Aviation Photo #0527594 McDonnell Douglas DC-8-61 - United Airlines

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United 786 heavy to ORD slowly approaches runway 27 wearing old colors. Manufactured on January 21, 1968. Delivery date was March 14, 1968. Built as DC-8-61, cvt'd to DC-8-71 in June 1982, & again cvt'd to DC-8-71(F) freighter in April 1992. Other serials - N824BX with Burlington Air Express, BAX Global, ATI - Air Transport Intl, & Aero Turbine Inc - the scrapper!, and also N8078U with GPA - Guiness Peat Avtn. Has worn FN's 1678 & 2478 with United Als. Stored at ROW (Roswell) in January 2002 as N824BX.
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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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    N8078U
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    San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field
    California
    USA
    October 1977
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Anonymous
5 years ago
I am thinking one of those exits is a galley service door

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