Aviation Photo #0027487 Convair 880M (22M-...) - Cathay Pacific Airways

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Cathay transitioned into jet age when the Convair 880's joined the fleet. two new birds were purchased from Convair to replace the Lockheed Electra's. The airline subsiquently operated a fleet of eight CV-880's. Two were lost with one ran off runway-13 after a nose tire blew during take-off. The other one exploded by a bomb over central Vietnam while enroute BKK / HKG.
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    Lee Cheng
    Cathay Pacific Airways
    Convair 880M (22M-...)
    Convair 880
    Convair 880
    Convair
    VR-HG*
    Hong Kong - Kai Tak International
    Hong Kong
    China
    1972
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