Flightglobal reported, “Filmed from multiple angles, an empty Boeing 727 has been deliberately crashed in a remote Mexican desert as the centrepiece of a documentary on air safety. The aircraft was piloted to the crash location before the pilot ejected, and the trijet then descended in a level attitude – guided remotely by a chase aircraft – before impacting hard and breaking up. Video footage of the experiment shows the jet’s forward fuselage breaking off before the 727 comes to a halt.”

Read the whole story here: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/video-boeing-727-deliberately-crashed-in-desert-for-tv-371267

Read DesertUSA’s page about the Sonoran Desert here.

Read about airplane graveyards in the desert here.

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