Aircraft Photo of HB-IMB | Convair 440-11 Metropolitan | Swissair | #8296
Registration / Serial:HB-IMB
Aircraft Original Type:Convair 240
Aircraft Generic Type:Convair 340/440/540/580/640 (C-131)
Aircraft Version:Convair 440-11 Metropolitan
C/n (msn):327
Operator Titles:Swissair
Aircraft Name:Fribourg
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:7 July 1956
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 8296
Photo Comment

"Fribourg" was the first Swissair CV440 to visit Ringway on the scheduled service from Zurich, previously operated by their CV240's. It served the airline from June 1956 until sale to the West German Air Force as CA+034 in August 1967.

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