Date: 21 Jan 97 01:32:27 From: email@example.com (Larry Stone) Organization: InterServe Communications, Inc. References: 1 2 3 4
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In article <airliners.1997.235@ohare.Chicago.COM>, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: >JAL contracted with United to accept the ditched JAL DC-8 for repair in >United's heavy maintenance facility at SFO. The plane did fly again. >I am unable to provide more complete identity information and I don't >know whether the plane was later sold to United or not. However, I >wanted to head off confusion that United had bought the plane based >simply on the fact that it went to the United facility for repairs. Whether it was the same plane or not, an ex-JAL DC-8-71 did end up in the UA fleet - N8177U I believe. I was on it once. The F cabin had the galley in a different location but the real giveaway was the Japanese words engraved on the lavatory metalwork. -- -- Larry Stone --- email@example.com http://www.interserve.com/~lstone/ Belmont, CA, USA My opinions, not United's.