Aircraft Photo of C-FKFL | Convair 580(AT) | Conair Aviation | AirHistory.net #164
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:C-FKFL
Other Marks:49
Aircraft Original Type:Convair 240
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair 340/440/540/580/640 (C-131)
Aircraft Version:Convair 580(AT)
C/n (msn):465
Operator / Titles:Conair Aviation
Location
City / Airport:Fairbanks - InternationalMap
Region / Country:Alaska, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: PAFA   IATA: FAI   Local: FAI   Other: -
 
Photo Date:8 June 2006
Photo by:Aad van der Voet
Photo ID: 164
Photo Comment

Tankers 44 and 49 were dispatched from Canada and based at Fairbanks-Ft. Wainwright to combat the Parks Highway Fire burning near Nenana, AK, which was getting out of control. Both tankers made a short stop at Fairbanks-International to settle customs affairs before going on to their temporary tanker base at Ft. Wainwright.

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