Aviation Photo #0973642 Convair 580 - Aspen Airways

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Awaits take-off clearance runway 27 to RNO. Bought by Aspen in 1976. Built as CV340-47 on November 12, 1953, cvt'd to CV440, & again cvt'd to CV580 in September 1966. Other serials - N8414H with National Als, N5814 with Allegheny Als and Air New England, and also C-FKFY with Conair Avtn, and also C-GKFY. Sadly, W/O July 31, 2010 near Lytton, B.C., Canada with Conair Avtn as C-FKFY "Tanker 48". Was fighting forest fire 18K south of Lytton when crashed & is destroyed. 2 fatalities - r.i.p.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    Aspen Airways
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    San Diego - International / Lindbergh Field
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    May 1977
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