26.10.1978: Assembled in Long Beach

18.01.1979: To Japan Air Lines, JA8537

28.11.1988: To Japan Asia Airways

1994: Converted to DC-10-40 I

02.04.1997: To Japan Air Lines

????: To Japan Asia Airways

????: Leased to Japan Air Lines

19.09.2004: Last service for Japan Air Lines from Beijing to Tokyo/Narita, WFU and stored

2004: To unknown operator, N967VV

2004: Ferried to Marana, AZ

DC-10-40 D,

later -40 I



3 JT9D-59A

Photo by Olav Rhensius

Japan Asia Airways' #265 (JA8537) on approach to the legendary airport of HongKong / Kai Tak

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Photo by Ken Fielding

Here, the aircraft's back with its original operator Japan Air Lines: #265 at Tokyo/Narita on May 22nd 2003.

Previous aircraft: 46985/ 264 Next aircraft: 46590/ 266

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