Douglas DC-6B, VR-BBQ / 43844, Cunard Eagle Airways
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Construction Number: 43844
Model Douglas DC-6B
Operator: Cunard Eagle Airways
Airshow: Heathrow - 60 Years of Heathrow
Photographer: Frank Hudson
Date Taken: 1961
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.