Aircraft Photo of CU-T188 | Douglas C54A-DC | Cubana | AirHistory.net #7827
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:CU-T188
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-4
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-4 (C-54/R5D/Skymaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C54A-DC
Operator / Titles:Cubana
C/n (msn):10368
Location
City / Airport:Havana - José Martí InternationalMap
Country:Cuba
Airport Codes:ICAO: MUHA   IATA: HAV   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:August 1948
Photo from:RAScholefield Collection
Photo ID: 7827
Photo Comment

Delivered to USAAF in August 1944 as C-54A 42-72263. Converted to DC-4 standard by Douglas in June 1946 serving Panagra and Pan Am as N88925. To Cubana in April 1948 as CU-P188 and later CU-T188, named "Estrella de Cuba". Lost in a collision with a US Navy Beech SNB over Key West Florida on 25 April 1951. From Cubana 60 years ago.

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