Aviation Photo #0395737 Convair 580 - Aspen Airways

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Built as CV440-47, cvt'd to CV580. First flight was during June 1956. Operating for UA Express, this CV-580 is about to touch down runway 26L. Other serials - N2043 with Allegheny Airlines and National Airlines, and also N5808 with Allegheny Airlines. Sadly, W/O February 2, 1988 at Durango, Colorado with Aspen Airways as N5808 routing DEN-DRO. Aircraft drifted left on landing rollout and hit a snowbank with 0 fatalities.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    Aspen Airways
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    N5808
    Denver - Stapleton International
    Colorado
    USA
    September 1982
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