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AEROSUR_767-200_MIA_1214C_JP_small.jpgThe "claw" decimates what remains of Aerosur 767-200
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AIRBLUE_CORSAIR_HAINAN_GYR_1114_jP_small.jpgAir Blue - Pakistan
Corsair - France
Hainan - China
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LINEASAREASDELSUR_737-200_N631SH_OPF_1214C_JP_small.jpgThe next day this airplane would be a pile of small pieces....
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C_TCHARTERS_737-400_N916SK_GYR_1114_JP_small.jpgI photographed this airplane in Miami a few years ago when it was doing Miami-Havana charters. Now it sits in the desert, awaiting its fate..
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AEROSUR_767-200_CP-2521_MIA_0611_JP_small.jpgThis Aerosur 767-200 sits in Miami for months as its fate is decided (eventually would be broken up)
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PLATINUMAIR_727-200_OPF_0109_JP_small.jpgThis Brazilian 727 awaits its turn with the unfortunate ax...
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PANAVIATION_707_N720GS_MIA_0193_JP_small.jpgI photographed this Par Aviation 707 during my first trip to Miami in January 1993, 20 years before uploading it here on my web site in January 2013. Can't believe it has been 20 years!

Kodachrome 64 slide
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GULFAIR_767-300_N181AQ_OPF_1009_JP_small.jpgSame exact Gulf Air 767 as the next photo taken in Mumbai almost exactly 2 years prior, but this time in Opa Locka airport in Miami, awaiting its fate...
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SBA_757-200_N580SH_MIA_1010_JP_small.jpg3 SBA aircraft which need various items in order to ever fly again
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DELTACONNECTION_SAAB340_N793BA_FLL_0110_JP_small.jpgThis former Delta Connection Saab 340 sits in FLL awaiting its fate...
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ELAL_767-200_4X-EAD_TLV_0212_JP_small.jpgThis airplane served the airline well for over 27 years. It's time has come and gone...
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DELTA_MD90_MIA_0112_JP_small.jpgThis Delta MD90 (formerly flown by Hello Airlines of Switzerland) appears to have been placed in long-term storage in Miami
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ARROWAIR_DC8_N784AL_MIA_1209B_JP_small.jpgSad sight as this beautiful DC8 is slowly cannibalized until finally the "claw" comes and chops it up into little pieces...
NORTHWEST_747-200_N602PR_MAX_0905_JP.jpg
NORTHWEST_747-200_N602PR_MAX_0905_JP.jpgThis fomer Northwest 747 will never fly again..
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AIRAFRIQUE_DC8_TU-TCP_0802_JP.jpgThis Air Afrique DC8 has been parked at ZRH for years now, serving as a fire trainer for ARFF
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DC8_S2-AEK_OPF_1009_JP.jpgOne of those oddballs you see at Opa Locka in Miami, an airport that is home to airliners which have come in for the last time in order to be cut up. This old DC8, with a Bangladeshi registration is awaiting its turn with the cutting man..
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arrowdc8N784ALmia0510.jpgJust days before getting completely chopped up into little pieces. Long live Arrow Air and long live Diesel 8's!
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northernaircargo721N727YKopf0109.jpgThis former Northern Air Cargo (Alaska) 727-100 sits at Opa Locka, waiting for the chopping block..
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arrowdc8N784ALmia0410.jpgThe last remaining Arrow Air DC8 sits on the north side of the field in MIA minus lots of parts. This one will end up as a fire trainer or be cut to pieces for scrap metal
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nwadc10N2281mxe0905.jpgThis McDonnel Douglas DC10 rots away in Maxton until the day it is sadly cut up for scrap metal. The registration N2281 is not a Northwest registration, it was assigned by the scrapping company
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nwa744_dc10maxton.jpgMaxton Laurenberg is where some airliners land for the last time to either be chopped up quickly or sit and rot away until finally getting chopped up
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surinamMD80N571SHmia1009~0.jpgThis MD80 was operated by Surinam before operating the 737-300 they operate today. Neither one is as nice as when they had the beautiful all yellow and orange DC8!
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mytravel752N304Hmaxton1106MXE.jpgThis former MyTravel 757-200 is quickly parted out at Maxton which is about a 2 hour drive from Charlotte, North Carolina. Shame to see a beautiful airplane in this sad state...
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platinum727PRPLQN984RT0109OPF.jpgOpa Locka is where airliners typically come in whole and go out in many pieces, either to be resold or recycled
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727maxton34612sep05.jpgWhile I visit numerous major airports, I don't visit many remote, off the beaten path airports. This obscure 727-100 has been rotting for years in this airfield located in Laurinburg North Carolina, about 2 hours from Charlotte, where some airliners come for scrapping. If you have any info on this airplane please share in the comments section
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bahamasair_opalocka.jpgBahamasair 737-200 is slowly cannibalized until all useful parts are removed and it is prepared to be chopped up for scrap metal
   
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