Originally delivered to Delta in July 1969 this aircraft crashed into the Everglades (Florida) on 11 May 1996 due to an in-flight fire in the forward cargo compartment, shortly after take-off from Miami International while in service with ValuJet.
This baby Nine was originally OY-KGE of SAS, registered in 1.69. By the time of entry into service with Valujet in 1.96, she had already accumulated some 53,000 hours. Sold and into store after only eight months and leased to Venus Airlines as SX-BFS in 7.97. Stored at San Antonio from 1999 and broken up 2.01