Re: Old NW DC-9's

From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
Date:         16 Jul 96 13:51:48 
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>the last fatal NW accident I am aware of was ~1984 in Detroit on a
>MD-82 which at the time was a brand new plane (and was caused by pilot
>error).

August 16, 1987.  The plane (officially a DC-9-82, though aka MD-82)
was built in 1981 though it wasn't actually delivered (to Republic)
until Decenber 1982.  Not quite brand new, though close.

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