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Goobr
24th Jan 2018, 16:01
Was the official name of the 1011 called "Swamp Buggy"?
Goobr.

Mechta
24th Jan 2018, 20:33
'Swamp Buggy' was a nickname some used due to the loss of Eastern Airlines Flight 401 in the Everglades.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Air_Lines_Flight_401

vapilot2004
24th Jan 2018, 20:55
Never heard the TriStar called that before, and I have familial connections to EAL. If only our 411A was still around, he could set you all straight on that airplane.