Aviation Photo #0967068 Boeing 747-209B - China Airlines

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On the turn executing the IGS arrival landing runway 13 from TPE. First flight was July 16, 1979. Delivery date was July 31, 1979. Other serials - B-18255 with China Airlines - re-serialed from B-1866. Sadly, W/O May 25, 2002 twenty minutes after departing TPE as China Airlines flight 611 using tail B-18255. Aircraft crashed into the South China Sea near Penghu Island while attempting to operate TPE-HKG. There were 225 fatalities - r.i.p.
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4 years ago
This aircraft seen after the 4 hour flight from Jakarta (CGK/WIII). At now the plane was scheduled to be spelled to Orient Thai after flight 611. Later the next day after flight 611 they switch to Boeing 737-800 series. The end

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