FedEx Parts Donor Airplane
N124FE at Washington - Dulles - 27 Aug 2003
Meet "Marcella"! She's 37 years
old, and an organ donor, an airplane parts organ donor, that is.
Her current registration is N124FE, and her previous owner/operator was
Federal Express. In a previous life, she was built as a 727-25C
for Eastern Air Lines, made her first flight from Renton 2 Feb
1967, and was delivered to Eastern 9 Mar 1967. At Eastern,
her registration was N8160G. She moved on to Federal Express 5
Nov 1981. Her last flight was Flight Nbr 9059 from Oakland to
Paine Field on 24 Oct 2003. She entered overhaul at BF Goodrich
in November 2003, but was instead retired from service in December 2003
and moved to
the Museum of Flight 6 March 2004. See complete information below.
Our Donor airplane - "Marcella"
N124FE on ramp at Everett Community College
Our sincere thanks to FedEx Corp. for providing this airframe to the Museum.
|DATA ON FEDEX 727 N124FE
Eastern Air Lines
Serial Number: 19360
Line Number: 371
Delivery Date: 9 Mar 1967
Purchased by: Federal
Purchase Date: 26 Sept 1981
Transfer Date: 5 Nov 1981
Final Flight Date: 24 Oct 2003
Trip 9059 OAK - PAE
Dec 2003 (Withdrawn from Use)
Museum of Flight, Seattle, Washington
Transfer Date: 6 Mar 2004
64,006 hours (TTSN)
Scrapped: March 2006
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Last revised 25 June 2004
30 June 2007
N124FE picture at KIAD - Washington Dulles copyright Michal
Kuklinski. Used with permission.
2004-2007 by Robert Bogash. All