09.05.1973: Assembled in Long Beach

06.1973: First flight

12.06.1973: To Western Airlines (902), N902WA

01.04.1987: Merged into Delta Air Lines (781)

02.1989: To United Aviation Services

30.03.1989: Leased to World Airways

01.07.1989: Sub-leased to Malaysian Airlines System

11.1990: Returned to World Airways

01.03.1991: Returned to United Aviation Services

????: WFU and stored in Marana, Arizona

06.03.1992: To De Nazionale Investeringsbank NV and sold to Okada Air of Nigeria (planned registration 5N-OGI was not taken up)

04.1992: Repossessed by De Nazionale Investeringsbank NV

????: WFU and stored at Mc Carran Field, Las Vegas

24.08.1993: Leased to Shabair of Zaire

????: Re-registred 9Q-CSS

19.09.1994: Returned to De Nazionale Investeringsbank

09.1994: WFU and stored in Oostend, Belgium

04.1995: Leased to Flighstar Air Holdings

04.1995: Sub-leased to Aero Express

1995: WFU and stored in Nimes

13.11.1996: To Airstar International, N101AS

11.1998: Broken up in Nimes




3 CF6-6D1A

Photo from Taxiways collection

Okada Air operated this DC-10-10 for a short time in 1993

Photo by Laurent Kepinski

The last remains of #104 with remains of the Shabair markings. The photo, taken in Nimes in December 1998, was probably the last one of this aircraft as nothing of it remains...

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