Aircraft Photo of N4726V | Douglas C-54A Skymaster | Airwork Ltd. |
Registration / Serial:N4726V
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-4
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-4 (C-54/R5D/Skymaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-54A Skymaster
Operator / Titles:Airwork Ltd. / Transocean Air Lines - TALOA
C/n (msn):10315
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:13 March 1955
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID: 40202
Photographer's Remark

Ex USAAF 42-72210 and LV-ABR FAMA. Owned by Transocean from 1948 until 1956. Leased to Airwork March to December 1955 for a transatlantic freight schedule FRA-LHR-MAN-NY Idlewild. Featured in John Wayne Film 'The High and the Mighty' (1954). Reported to have crashed into the Pacific in 1964. All souls lost & wreckage never recovered. TALOA means "Transocean Air Lines Oakland Airfield".

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