26.10.1972: Assembled in Long Beach

11.01.1973: To Air New Zealand, ZK-NZL

21.10.1981: To American Airlines, N136AA

01.1984: To Polaris Aircraft Leasing Corporation and leased back to American Airlines

21.05.1988: Damaged beyond repair after take-off when nose-wheel collapsed at Dallas-Fort Worth (0 killed / 254 survived)




3 CF6-50C2

Photo from M. Maibrink collection

This aircraft was the second of three American Airlines DC-10 to become victim of an accident. #69 is seen here in Frankfurt.

Previous aircraft: 46709/ 68 Next aircraft: 46710/ 70

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