Aviation Photo #0975630 Boeing 737-7H4 - Southwest Airlines

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View of the crashed airliner from southside of Central Ave. at Midway neighborhood. Plane slid off the runway Dec. 8 , 2005, at 7.15 p.m. Flight 1248 from Baltimore, Md.
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    Gabriel Widyna
    Southwest Airlines
    Boeing 737-7H4
    Boeing 737-700 (BBJ/C-40 Clipper)
    Boeing 737-700 (BBJ/C-40 Clipper)
    Boeing
    32471
    1535
    N471WN
    Chicago - Midway International (Municipal / Air Park)
    Illinois
    USA
    December 10, 2005
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Comments (34)

Anonymous
14 years ago
Amazing photo. Gabriel I wish you photos like this
Anonymous
14 years ago
Wow... Amazing... And will this plane be re-used?

God bless the victims
Anonymous
14 years ago
No spoilers?
Anonymous
14 years ago
Great detail, I love this photo, great job!
Anonymous
14 years ago
Does anyone know the fate of the aircraft? Its a very nice shot, clearly shows rudder deflection
Anonymous
14 years ago
Hopefully was in here and not at ORD...
#1
Anonymous
14 years ago
Nice photo! To bad someone got killed... My hart goes to the boy and his family.
Anonymous
14 years ago
Unbelivable
Anonymous
14 years ago
Well, she certainly is a clean aircraft!
Anonymous
14 years ago
Now, you hardly see anything like this everyday. And even with a skidding of the plane, YOU NEVER SEE THIS HAPPENING!! This is an amazing event... Gabriel, good work. :)
Anonymous
14 years ago
One thing that strikes me is that accident occured 33 years before an accident occured at the same airport on the same day.
Anonymous
14 years ago
The unsualness of the incident and the timing of the photographer makes this pic a great shot.
Anonymous
14 years ago
The insurence work company above the left wing is certainly going to have a lot of work to do!!!!! God bless the boy that got killed....
Anonymous
14 years ago
I dont think this photo should be posted, because a young boy lost his life as a result of the accident!
Anonymous
14 years ago
Why there are no spoilers?
Anonymous
14 years ago
Spoilers are not seen because they were retracted in preparation for the evac (as per "memory item"). I would assume they were armed and subsequently deployed upon landing...

Pic looks a bit like a scene from a movie, doesn't it?
Anonymous
14 years ago
Sad, very sad!
Anonymous
14 years ago
Nice picture! Really see every details. Thanks for sharing.
Anonymous
14 years ago
It blends real well with the surrounding, good thing it didnt blow up
Anonymous
14 years ago
Amazing it is still in one piece, I feel for the family who lost there child at this time of the year. This is the second time this has happened to Southwest isn't it?
Anonymous
14 years ago
Excellent shot, but sad situation...
Anonymous
14 years ago
Look at the right corner,there you can read a yellow sign that say "caution driveway", now I think they must change it for "caution runway".
GOD may bless that kid & his family
Anonymous
14 years ago
I flew on this bird the second day they got her.I work for jetblue,had to travel standby on here.It was nice,so sad to see her like this.
Anonymous
14 years ago
A sad photo, indeed. My best wishes go to the little boy and his family, may God bless them.
Anonymous
14 years ago
God bless the family of the little boy..., as for the shot, it seems to unreal to be true. = (
Anonymous
14 years ago
While accident photos may be popular, this is in total bad taste. Also, there is so much extra stuff in the way that it should not have been accepted. Oh- the aircraft is a write-off now..
Anonymous
14 years ago
It's tragic to know that a little boy lost his life in this incident. However there is no reason for a lawsuit against the pilots, southwest, Chicago, southwest or boeing.
Anonymous
14 years ago
I have given this photo a single star as someone died in this inciednt which should never have happened the airport should have been shut all flights diverted and the pilots should have seen the snow on the runway THERE WAS SUPOSEDLY 7 INCHES ON THE RUNWAY shame on the pilots shame on the air traffic controler.
Anonymous
14 years ago
Do not blame the pilots! blame mother nature and the
midway airport authorities for staying operational.
stupid and costly decision.

Anonymous
12 years ago
You don't see southwest crash very much.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Look at the little sign above the plane says
"Car Smart"
Anonymous
10 years ago
I wonder how they got it out.....
Anonymous
10 years ago
Sorry to the family for there loss. The aircraft was fixed up and put back into servies. The repair was like 7 million but worth the cause
Anonymous
10 years ago
This accident is the only fatality in the history of Southwest Airlines. At this time only one other accident has happened to a Southwest plane when Flight 1455 overran the runway in Burbank. Compare the number of accidents Southwest has to other airlines.

This aircraft has been repaired and the tail number is now N286WN.

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