Aviation Photo #0069847 Fairchild C-82A Packet - Trans World Airlines - TWA

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Originally USAAF 45-57814. Then to TWA as N2047A; then reg. ET-T-12 nicknamed "Ontos" (with jet-pod on top of fuselage). Carried spare engines and parts to broken "Connies" at European and Mid-Eastern airports in 1950s-60s and re-reg. as N9701F. To Briles Wing & Helicopter, to Northern Pacific Transport, Inc, to Hawkins and Powers. Carried helicopters to Bolivia, Peru and Chile in 1970s. In 1980s used as a freighter in Alaska. In Oct. 2006 was flown from Greybull, Wyoming to the Hagerstown Aviation Museum.
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    Ted Quackenbush
    Trans World Airlines - TWA
    Fairchild C-82A Packet
    Fairchild C-82 Packet
    Fairchild C-82 Packet
    Fairchild
    10184
    ET-T-12
    5551
    Dhahran - International
    Saudi Arabia
    1959
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Photo Added: February 29, 2000

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Anonymous
10 years ago
A rare sighting. In my opinion, the ugliest aircraft to wear the TWA colors

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