Aircraft Photo of PH-TFK | Douglas DC-6B | KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines |
Registration / Serial:PH-TFK
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-6
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-6B
Operator / Titles:KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines
C/n (msn):43552 / 240
Aircraft Name:Jan Huyghen van Linschoten
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:21 July 1953
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 9476
Photo Comment

"Jan Huyghen van Linschoten" was the first DC-6B to visit Ringway when a heavy pax load on the AMS-MAN-DUB service required replacement of the usual Convair 240. The aircraft served KLM from 5 June 1952 until 26 June 1962 when it was sold to Adria as YU-AFE.

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