PHOTOS: United sends off final Boeing 747 flight out of SFO with party

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The biggest, not-so-secret tourist attraction at SFO today is a United Airlines Boeing 747, tail number 8418. (KGO-TV)

United Airlines said goodbye to their iconic "Queen of the Skies" on Tuesday. They sent the Boeing 747 off on its final domestic flight from San Francisco to Honolulu with a party that flashed back to the 1970s.

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It's the end of an era for United's Boeing 747. It made its final domestic flight from SF to Honolulu and was sent off in style.


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