29.10.1975: Assembled in Long Beach

26.11.1975: To Martinair Holland (Anthony Ruys), PH-MBN

10.1977: Leased to Mandala Airlines

12.1977: Returned to Martinair Holland

10.1978: Leased to Singapore Airlines

02.1979: Returned to Martinair Holland

10.1979: Leased to Garuda Indonesia

11.1979: Returned to Martinair Holland

09.1981: Leased to Garuda Indonesia

10.1981: Returned to Martinair Holland

20.12.1985: To GPA and leased back to Martinair Holland

????: Operated for International Red Cross

????: Operated for Air Seychelles

????: Returned to service with Martinair

29.04.1992: Sub-leased to World Airways

25.06.1992: Returned to Martinair Holland

21.12.1992: Crashed whilst landing in thunderstorm in Faro, Portugal (54 killed / 267 survived) - Hours / cycles: 64543 / 14615

DC-10-30F (CF)



3 CF6-50

Photo by Joe Pries

#218 at New York/JFK in February 1991

Photo from Taxiways collection

For a short time, Martinair operated #218 for the International Red Cross

Photo by Frank Schaefer

Martinair's PH-MBN is seen here with additional "Air Seychelles" - sticker in Frankfurt

Photo by Paulo Carvalho

#218 after the accident in Faro on December 21st 1992

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