US Wrecks And Accidents

Damage to the tail surfaces of Boeing 747SP N4522V.

This is the damaged tail section of a China Airlines 747 that made an emergency landing at San Francisco International Airport, Tuesday, Feb, 19, 1985. The 747 hit a wind sheer, plunged 32,000 feet over the Pasific Ocean and injured 50 of the 400 persons aboard. Tail section damage was caused when wheel doors were torn off in the plane’s plunge and slammed into the horizontal stabilizers. (AP Photo/Sal Veder)

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