Aviation Photo #0447862 Convair 440-75 Metropolitan - Untitled

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Operated by Airgo Airfreight. Other tails are Airborne Express Caravelle and a B720-022 N7225U. Other serials - OY-KPA with SAS - Scandinavian Airline System, SE-CCG with Linjeflyg, and also N21DR with Emmissary Airways. Also use CF-GHQ CF-GLK and N99589. Sadly, W/O January 17, 1982 at Honolulu, Hawaii operating for Island Airlines Hawaii as N21DR routing HNL-OGG. At 100 ft agl after take-off, the #2 engine failed. Aircraft lost altitude, and had to be ditch in the Pearl Harbor Channel with no fatalities.
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    Frank C. Duarte Jr.
    Untitled
    Convair 440-75 Metropolitan
    Convair 340/440/540/580/640/5800 (C-131/R4Y/Metropolitan)
    Convair 340/440/540/580/640/5800 (C-131/R4Y/Metropolitan)
    Convair
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    N21DR
    Los Angeles - International
    California
    USA
    December 1978
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