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ID 31981 Views: 525
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LTU - Lufttransport Unternehman GmbH
Airbus A330-223
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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D-ALPC (cn 444) Rolling out runway 12 in the old colors of LTU.

ID 31980 Views: 525
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Northwest Airlines
Airbus A320-211
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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N328NW (cn 298) Still wearing the KLM sticker and with a mis-matched radome to boot, this Northwest A320 is about to land on runway 09 in Miami.

ID 31975 Views: 581
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Arrow Air Cargo
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10(F)
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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N68041 (cn 46900) Landing runway 09 in 2005 with a company DC-8-60 visible in the distance, this was a former Continental and Emery Air Freight bird, and has since been retired. On May 2, 1972 while on a training flight out of Tucson, this aircraft suffered a massive number 2 engine failure causing separation of the aft portion of the engine from the airframe. Further information on this incident can be found here: http://www.airdisaster.com/reports/ntsb/AAR72-29.pdf

ID 31974 Views: 492
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American Airlines
Boeing 777-223 ER
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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N775AN (cn 29584) In the flare for runway 09.

ID 31973 Views: 610
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American Airlines
Airbus A300B4-605R
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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N8067A (cn 510) This American Airlines A300 is on short final for runway 09 at Miami, while yet another company A300 lines up for runway 12 in the distance. Once synonymous with MIA, American's A300's were retired for good in 2009.

ID 31972 Views: 538
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Alitalia
Boeing 777-243 ER
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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I-DISB (cn 32859) "Porto Rotondo" on short final for runway 09 at Miami in 2005.

ID 31968 Views: 352
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TACA
Airbus A320-233
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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N465TA (cn 1374) On May 30 2008, this TACA A320 overran runway 02 at Tegucigalpa, Honduras while operating as TACA 340, a regularly scheduled flight from San Salvador, El Salvador (SAL/MSLP), to Miami, with a stop at Tegucigalpa (TGU/MHTG) in between. Landing in a light rain, the aircraft went down a 65' embankment after exiting the runway with the unfortunate loss of five lives. One crew member perished, as well as two passengers and three people on the ground. The aircraft was written-off.

ID 31967 Views: 220
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Air Jamaica
Airbus A320-214
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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6Y-JMK (cn 2048) "Spirit of Mandeville" landing runway 9 at Miami. Since this photo in 2005, this plane has gone on to fly with Turkuaz Airlines of Ankara, Turkey (as TC-TCH), and now flies as XA-FOG for Interjet, of Mexico.

ID 31931 Views: 292
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AmeriJet International
Boeing 727-233 Adv (F)
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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N495AJ (cn 20937) Taking runway 9 in Miami in 2005, this 727 is happily still flying as of December 2011.

ID 31930 Views: 293
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Continental Connection (Gulfstream International Airlines)
Beechcraft Beech 1900D
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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N81536 (cn UE-152) Certainly one of the least photographed Gulfstream Beeches on our site, this one has yet to be captured in Cleveland. Pictured here landing runway 9 at Miami in 2005.

ID 31929 Views: 250
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Arrow Air Cargo
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 F
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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N524MD (cn 46999) Ready to take runway 9 at Miami in 2005, this DC-10 has also met the scrapper's torch since.

ID 31928 Views: 288
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Arrow Air Cargo
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 F
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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N526MD (cn 46998) Unmarked at the time, this DC-10 would eventually be painted into Arrow's last livery, and along with Arrow itself, it too has since passed into history and was parted out at Opa-Locka.

ID 31927 Views: 295
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Centurion Air Cargo
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 F
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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N279AX (cn 47816) Preparing for departure at Miami in 2005, this 1980 build DC-10 was named "Wings of Miami", and has since been retired and last reported stored engineless at Orlando/Sanford.

ID 31926 Views: 269
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FedEx Express
Boeing 727-233 Adv (F)
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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N222FE (cn 20933) Roaring off runway 12 on a Miami morning, this 727 was last reported stored at Victorville.

ID 31925 Views: 249
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DHL Aero Expreso
Boeing 727-264 Adv (F)
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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HP-1310DAE (cn 20894) With eight 727's, a 737, and a DC-8 already parked at Cargo City, this Aero Expreso example taxies around the blast fence to join them in this view from across the Dolphin Expressway.

ID 25305 Views: 321
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Gemini Air Cargo
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 F
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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N606GC (cn 47929) Exiting runway 9 on a Miami morning, with the rush hour traffic creeping along the Dolphin Expressway in the foreground. There's almost more cargo capacity in this one photograph than Hopkins sees in a full week.

ID 15806 Views: 257
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TACA
Airbus A320-233
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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N465TA (cn 1374) Inbound for runway 09 in Miami, this TACA A320 would crash some three years later (as EI-TAF) while landing in Tegucigalpa, Honduras when it overran the runway with the unfortunate loss of three souls on the plane and two on the ground.

ID 15805 Views: 279
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Air Jamaica
Airbus A320-214
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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6Y-JMK (cn 2048) Still wearing the classic Air Jamaica livery in this shot from 2005, this A320 is nearing touchdown on runway 09 in Miami inbound from Montego Bay.

ID 15803 Views: 203
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American Airlines
Boeing 757-223
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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N624AA (cn 24582) (Best at 1152 size.) This 757 diverted to Miami due to some mechanical issues and after rolling out nearly the entire length of runway 9, it was met by the MIA ARFF team to make sure all appeared well.

ID 15802 Views: 362
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FedEx Express
Boeing 727-233 Adv (F)
Miami - International (MIA/KMIA)
USA - Florida, February 23, 2005
Chuck Slusarczyk Jr.
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N222FE (cn 20933) Can't you just hear it? Rising off runway 12 on a nice Miami morning in 2005, I caught a photo of this same aircraft thirteen years earlier while it was still in the old FedEx purple scheme.

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