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  • National Airlines 747-400ERF-c-National Airlines

    National Airlines introduces ex-AirBridgeCargo 747-400ERF to freighter fleet


    US operator National Airlines has introduced a Boeing 747-400ERF to its fleet, an extended-range version of the high-capacity freighter. The carrier – which is based in Orlando but operates hubs in several locations – already has six 747-400Fs, as well as Boeing 757 and Airbus A330 passenger transports. It identifies ...

  • National 747 Bagram

    Crew talk suggests unease with ill-fated 747's load


    ​Cockpit-voice recordings indicate that the crew of the National Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter which crashed in Afghanistan was concerned over the security of its heavy armoured vehicle load.

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    Shifting cargo likely damaged National 747's systems: NTSB


    ​A military vehicle carried in a National Airlines Boeing 747 broke free from restraints, punctured the aft pressure bulkhead and damaged control systems moments before the aircraft crashed in Afghanistan in 2013, according to documents release 3 February by the US National Transportation Safety Board.