Aircraft Photo of N92860 | Douglas DC-6A | Upols | AirHistory.net #430214
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:N92860
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-6
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-6A
C/n (msn):44619 / 549
Operator / Titles:Upols
Location
City / Airport:Luqa - Malta InternationalMap
Country:Malta
Airport Codes:ICAO: LMML   IATA: MLA   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:3 July 1978
Photo by:John Visanich
Photo ID: 430214
Photo Comment

Photographed shortly after arriving from Liverpool. The significance of the Upols titles is unclear. At the time it was reported to be an acronym of five investor names, but also that it was a Lebanese fruit-shipping company for which the aircraft was due to operate. It is also possible that both are correct. The aircraft carried these titles for a few months only. They were removed the day after this photo was taken, and the proposed fruit-shipping flights never took place.

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