Happy birthday, 737! Boeing plane marks 50 years of flight

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SEATTLE - Boeing's 737 turned 50 years old Sunday.

A panel presentation featuring the pilot of the very first 737 flight and the original engineer was held at The Museum of Flight.

The 737 has been a long-serving workhorse the company, but for awhile, Boeing wasn't sure how successful the plane would be.

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