Aircraft Photo of HB-IRW | Convair 240-4 | Swissair - Swiss Air Lines | #7588
Registration / Serial:HB-IRW
Aircraft Original Type:Convair 240
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair 240/600 (C-131/T-29/Samaritan)
Aircraft Version:Convair 240-4
C/n (msn):61
Operator Titles:Swissair - Swiss Air Lines
Aircraft Name:Ticino
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:13 June 1954
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 7588
Photo Comment

Swissair's "Ticino" on finals to Runway 06 inbound from Zurich. Previously with KLM as PH-TEA, this aircraft crashed six days later in the English Channel, six miles off Folkestone (Kent), when it ran out of fuel.

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