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Douglas DC-6B, VR-BBQ, Cunard Eagle Airways

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Picture ID: 1003976
Picture Category: Propliner
Type: Douglas DC-6B
Owner / Operator: Cunard Eagle Airways
Aircraft Registration: VR-BBQ
Construction Number: 43844
Location: London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), UK - England
Date: 1961
Airshow: 60 Years of Heathrow
Photographer: Frank Hudson      Click here to send Frank Hudson an email Contact
Additional Information
On the 8 July 1965 this DC-6 was operating with Canadian Pacific Airlines as CF-CUQ, when a bomb exploded in the left aft lavatory causing the tail to come off, the aircraft crashed at Dog Creek ,330km north of Vancouver killing all 52 on board.
   
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