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Date: 28 December 1978
Airline: United Airlines
Flight No.: 173
Aircraft: Douglas DC-8-61
Location: Portland, Oregon, USA
Fatalities: 10:189

Photographer: Jeff Schroeder

The aircraft experienced a landing gear problem while on approach to runway 28R at Portland International Airport. The aircraft ran out of fuel while the crew circled in an attempt to remedy the problem.




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