Aircraft Photo of OO-CTH | Douglas DC-6B | Sabena | #9000
Registration / Serial:OO-CTH
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-6
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-6B
C/n (msn):43829 / 351
Operator Titles:Sabena
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:28 October 1953
Photo from:RAScholefield Collection
Photo ID: 9000
Photo Comment

Captain G. Jaspis DFC warms up the P&W R-2800's before departing on the first ever transatlantic scheduled service from Manchester. Sabena's DC-6B took 10 hours 22 to reach Gander for refuelling, then flew on to Idlewild (later JFK). Obtained from Manchester Airport many years ago.

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