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Boeing 747-243B

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Emergency landing at Nice. Emergency chutes used.

Aircraft Data

The Boeing 747 often referred to by the nickname "Jumbo Jet" is among the world's most recognizable and most successful commercial aircraft used by many of the worlds leading airlines primarily for long haul international routes

A passenger-freighter mix combination version fitted with a removable or adjustable partition on the main deck which separates the cargo area at the rear from the passengers at the front of the aircraft. It was primarily operated by KLM

Summary data for Boeing 747 200 Combi
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
USA197313n/a3100 - 200


4 x General Electric CF6 (41500 - 69800 lbf), Pratt & Whitney JT9D (45800 - 56000 lbf) or Rolls Royce RB211-524 Series (42000 - 60600 lbf) turbofan engines.


Dimensions for Boeing 747 200 Combi
Length231 ft. 10 in.
Wing Span195 ft. 8 in.
Height63 ft. 8 in.
Empty Weight383,000 lbs.
Max Weight833,000 lbs.


Performance of Boeing 747 200 Combi
Max Speed587 mph
Cruise Speed555 mph
Ceiling35,000 ft.
Normal Range5,300nm
Max Range6,850nm

Updated 22nd November 2008

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Boeing 747-243B

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May 1986
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