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Douglas DC 7B
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c/n 45088

Ex Eastern Airlines N 819D. The aircraft was leased to Turk Hava Yollari in full c/s 03.1967 and was during this lease damaged beyond repair while landing in Munich 20.01.1968. After this the a/c was used by fire service until 1976.

SE-ERC - DC 7B from Transair was leased to Turk Hava Yollari from March 20, 1967. However the plane was damaged at an incident at Munich Airport Jan 20, 1968. In landing the nose gear collapsed and the plane dropped forward and stopped with the nosecone resting directly on the runway. Hereby also the inner engines props were bended.

The plane was taken away from the runway but was doomed "not reparable". It was used for firedrills until 1976. During the leasingperiod SE-ERC was flying in full Turkish colourscheme and titles, which you can see on the pictures below from the incident.

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