21.06.1972: Assembled in Long Beach, registred N1339U for Mc Donnell-Douglas and first flight

15.03.1974: To KLM (Johann Sebastian Bach), PH-DTA

1981: operated for Ghana Airways

1981: Back with KLM

12.06.1994: Leased to African Safari Airways

19.06.1994: Returned to KLM

15.07.1994: To Mc Donnell - Douglas Finance Corporation, N525MD

08.07.1995: Leased to Krasnoyarsk Airlines

28.08.1997: To Continental Airlines

10.1997: First service for Continental Airlines

14.12.1998: Re-registred N12089

12.02.2000: Emergency landing in St.Johnís, Canada after false fire alarm

11.04.2001: WFU and stored in Greenwood/ Mississippi

2001: Broken up in Greenwood/ Mississippi




3 CF6-50C

Photo by Frank Schaefer

The first DC-10-30 flew in KLM colours for a very long time. This aircraft is seen here in Frankfurt in the early 1990s.

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Photo by Michael Carter

#46 parked at Continental's Maintenance facilities at LAX minus its titles and half of the tail logo. (LAX 06/01/2001)

Photo by Rob

Greenwood, MS was the place where the first DC-10-30 ever built was reduced to a spare source. (GWO 28/03/2002)

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