Aviation Photo #1548691 McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (DC-9-83) - American Airlines

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This MD-83 has quite an interesting history. Built in 1999 it first served with TWA which was then acquired by American in 2001. After that it was rebranded as an AA aircraft. On June 20, 2006 the aircraft was en route from LAX to ORD. The nose gear malfunctioned and the aircraft landed safely with the nose gear retracted. The aircraft was repaired and put back into service. She still looks good today sitting at the gate.
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    June 18, 2009
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Comments (8)

Anonymous
11 years ago
Yeah, tough Mad Dogs!
Anonymous
11 years ago
This shot really brings out the best in a handsome plane in a great livery. Nicely framed shot and gives the aircraft a real mean look, like it means business. 'T' tails are always special!
Anonymous
11 years ago
A Veteran!
Anonymous
11 years ago
Way to take an ordinary plane and turn it into something awesome. Great Shot, it makes the AA livery special again
Anonymous
11 years ago
I like this history and pic, i see the amazing that is these plane.... i love md-83
Anonymous
11 years ago
Love this airplane, note the embraer in the background.
Anonymous
8 years ago
I like that you can still see the TWA paint job on the nose cone. I guess redoing the paint job on the composite material wasn't worth the money.
Anonymous
7 years ago
I think "looks good" may be a considerable understatement!

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