Haven't seen one of these land here during the daylight hours in a long time. Got lucky again. Landing 18C with
those famous smoke stacks in the background.
A DC-8 in 2012, Wow! Delivered to Air Transport International on 27/6/2005, this aircraft is now 43 years old and still looking good. Formerly flew with Finnair as OH-LFR and OH-LFT ... (more)
Powered by the CFM56 engines. Delivered to Finnair in 1969 and having spent nearly 20 years with the Armee de l'Air (French Airforce).
Not a regular visitor for AMS; operated flight UC1500 for LAN Chile Cargo that weekend.
Short finals to runway 30.
Operating a flight for LAN Cargo
The best catch I've had in awhile--an ATI DC-8 on short final for 33L on a cloudy day in Baltimore.