727LOVER wrote:trnswrld wrote:This picture always kind of creeps me out. You can even see the pilot in the window. This was just after pushback of TWA flight 553 which crashed probably less than an hour after this picture was taken. It collided midair with a smaller general aviation aircraft.
Edit: I can’t figure out how to post the picture, but google TWA 553 and the famous picture of the DC9 comes up. N1063T
That pic used to be on this site...I even did a thread on it.
Slightly OT, but it's tech ops so...
What is the big circular "door" ahead of the engine and just aft of the wing root?