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I'm not sure my question is valid here but would be very helpful to me.

Here is the picture of the inside of a plane (don't mind the ostrich). Does anyone know which plane it is? The flight number was 4357 going from Marseille to Frankfurt in 2006. I think the plane was from Lufthansa but not 100% sure. Can't find any public database for consulting historic flights.

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    $\begingroup$ The 2+2 seat configuration would encompasse Embraer and Bombardier. $\endgroup$
    – mins
    Commented Oct 23, 2017 at 12:51
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    $\begingroup$ B737-500 is wider 3+3. Could also be an ATR-72 (just trying to match the 2+2 seat configuration) $\endgroup$
    – mins
    Commented Oct 23, 2017 at 13:02
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    $\begingroup$ This 2006 Lufthansa timetable lists '143' as scheduled on the Lufthansa 4357 flight from Marseille to Frankfurt. But 143 would be Avro RJ85 which has a 3+3 configuration. If this is indeed a Lufthansa (Cityline) plane in 2006, it would be a Bombardier CRJ-100, -200 or -700 (or maybe the -900, they got delivered from June 2006). The Embraers were not in service yet with Lufthansa in 2006. $\endgroup$
    – Jordy
    Commented Oct 23, 2017 at 13:19
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    $\begingroup$ @mins The cabin looks too wide for a 2+2 to me (for a size reference, look at the heads of the people seated in the frontmost rows and compare them to the width of the cabin), and the upper-right corner of the photo shows a three-seat passenger service unit (although the low image quality of the photo makes this less immediately-obvious than would otherwise have been the case). $\endgroup$
    – Vikki
    Commented Mar 17, 2023 at 21:19
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    $\begingroup$ @mins: I'd actually say it's probably a 3+3, since it looks to me like the overhead bins on both sides are the same width and since the PSU on the right is definitely a three-seat unit. $\endgroup$
    – Vikki
    Commented Mar 17, 2023 at 21:52

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This is a 3+3: In addition to the details mentioned in the comments, there are three lights in the overhead. And, in particular, it is an Avro RJ85. This matches the @Jordy research on the Lufthansa timetable and the details:

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(right pic source)

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    $\begingroup$ Nice sleuthing! $\endgroup$
    – Ralph J
    Commented Apr 18, 2023 at 0:13

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