Aircraft Photo of CF-CPR | Canadair DC-4M-1 North Star | Canadian Pacific Airlines | AirHistory.net #47559
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:CF-CPR
Fleetnumber:102
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-4
Aircraft Generic Type:Canadair C-4/C-5/DC-4M/C-54 North Star/Argonaut (CL-2/4/5)
Aircraft Version:Canadair DC-4M-1 North Star
C/n (msn):148
Operator / Titles:Canadian Pacific Airlines
Aircraft Name:Empress of Vancouver
Location
Location:In Flight
Region / Country:British Columbia, Canada
 
Photo Date:13 July 1949
Photo from:RAScholefield Collection
Photo ID: 47559
Photo Comment

"Empress of Vancouver" was delivered to CPAL in early 1949 and operated on their trans-pacific routes to Japan and Australia. It crashed whilst landing in bad weather at Tokyo on 9 February 1950. Obtained from the airline over 50 years ago.

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