On March 14, 1976, Air Force One landed at Munich Riem Airport. But only half ...

Because the Boeing 707-430 was not the original Air Force One, but the 16-year-old "Frankfurt" (D-ABOD / 17720), which Lufthansa had decommissioned on November 30, 1975.

In March, D-ABOD started with the approval of the White House in Washington with special paintwork and the registration TC-AHG in Hamburg and landed on March 14, 1976 in Munich Riem - for the film "Das Ultimatum" (original title: Twilight's Last Gleaming) by Robert Aldrich in cooperation with Bavaria Film.

The left side of the aircraft on the Boeing 707-430 was in the original Lufthansa livery, while the right side was in the Air Force One - SAM livery.

At the end of the shooting, the D-ABOD flew back to Hamburg. On March 19, 1976, the former Lufthansa “Frankfurt” ended its flying career with 59,024 flight hours.

The machine has been at Hamburg Airport since then, was there for a long time as a D-AHFG and was sold to Hamburg Airport in 1999 for a mandatory mark. Allegedly, the Airport One built in 1960 is still airworthy!

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