Aircraft Photo of NC45345 | Douglas C54E-DC | Trans World Airline - TWA | AirHistory.net #78470
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:NC45345
Fleet number:604
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-4
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-4 (C-54/R5D/Skymaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C54E-DC
C/n (msn):27346
Operator / Titles:Trans World Airline - TWA
Location
City / Airport:Gander - InternationalMap
Region / Country:Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Airport Codes:ICAO: CYQX   IATA: YQX   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:1946
Photo from:RAScholefield Collection
Photo ID: 78470
Photo Comment

Delivered to USAAF as C-54E 44-9120 in May 1945. Converted to DC-4 standard by Douglas in late 1945 and delivered to TWA on 5 February 1946. Named "Arc de Triomphe". Seen at Gander during a trans-atlantic crossing. Destroyed by fire at La Guardia on 28 September 1948. From TWA 60 years ago.

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