Aviation Photo #1369438 Boeing 747-209B(SF) - Kalitta Air

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The rest is not very nice to see. Anyone wonder why that tree is still sitting there? apparently the nose did a complete flip.
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    July 7, 2008
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14 years ago
Sad to see a Kalitta bird down again in 2 months. Are there fatalities?
14 years ago
To German visitor: Yes, unfortunately there were three fatalities.

Sad sight, this picture. Very dramatic capture with all that loose cargo (I assume).
14 years ago
According to the press, part of the acft hit a farm house killing two people
14 years ago
Yes, three people died when the aircraft crashed against their home... but the 8 members of the crew surprisingly had not important injuries.
14 years ago
Very sad to see this photo. I was stunned when I heard another Kalitta a/c was down. Note the packages scattered around the aircraft. Also sad that people on the ground died

14 years ago
Again another 747 classic less in the sky
14 years ago
For the previous poster:
No fatalities, just 2 slight injuries from the long slide down the emergency chute.
14 years ago
Oh my God. How did anybody survive that? I am saddened to hear that two people on the ground lost their lives. I'm sure the crew are counting their blessings at this moment.
14 years ago
The more you look at this photo the more you can see!
14 years ago
Desolation after the police ribbon...Think to all victims
Did you have precisions on what are the quantity of spheroid métallic 'grenades' on the ground and the big blue/violet and round bidons/cans in the grass, first plan? What use?
Seen also on
JeanGuy78 .

14 years ago
Thanks to everyone who wrote, and yes it was a very shocking sight. About the "grenades" they were refrigerator motors (I dont know how they are called) Those were the only things that were picked up because they were still in working conditions.
11 years ago
If anyone has any doubts as to "do miracles happen?" this accident should answer the question, once and for all! To survive this is truly a miracle! (so sad about those on the ground; may they R.I.P.)
Yes, those refrigerator "motors" are really TOUGH! Actually it's an integrated motor-compressor unit. (I used to install them on an assembly line, many yrs ago)
Wisconsin, USA
4 years ago
Looks like the tree is standing not sitting

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