05.03.1975: Assembled in Long Beach

15.04.1975: To KLM, PH-DTH

24.04.1975: Leased to VIASA

01.04.1979: Returned to KLM, sold to VIASA, YV-138C and leased back to KLM

26.07.1980: Returned to VIASA

01.1997: WFU and stored in Caracas as VIASA ceased operations

07.07.1998: To Avteam

26.08.1999: Re-registred N431AV

1998: WFU and stored in Marana, Arizona

04.2000: Broken up in Marana




3 CF6-50C

Photo by John Kelley

This photo was taken in 1996, the last year for VIASA (not counting the few days in 1997). It was taken in Miami on February 21st. #197, also known as YV-138C, was one of the first flyable DC-10-30s to be broken up.

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