Convair Propliners in South Africa
c/n 147
c/n 147

Built as a 340-63

F/F 8 Jan 1954

N7600 UNION OIL OF CALIFORNIA. Del 30 Jan 1954
Brought up to CV440 standard
Sold to STANDARD OIL CO.(ESSO), (TT 3,795 hrs)
Del to PacAero, 8 Sept 1960 & cvt to CV580 'No 12'. R/T/S., 23 Nov 1960
Tsfd to ESSO TANKERS INC, N100A, 20 Oct 1961
Sold to BUTTERWORTH SYSTEMS INC, 19 Dec 1962, & lsd to ESSO TANKERS INC.
R/R N200A, 10 Mar 1965
R/R N2006, 21 Apr 1966
Tsfd to ESSO STANDARD LYBIA INC, 1967
Sold to GENERAL MOTORS, N73158, 20 Apr 1967
Sold to LAKE CENTRAL A/L, 31 Aug 1967
T/O by ALLEGHENY A/L, R/R N5838, 1 Jul 1968. (TT 19,909 hrs at 30 Apr 1973)
Std. at MZJ, from summer 1974
Sold to GREAT LAKES A/L, C-GQHA, 20 Jan 1977
Name changed to AIR ONTARIO, 27 Jan 1981, opg for AIR CANADA CONNECTOR
Sold to FREVAG N.V., & opg as EUROPEAN AIR TRANSPORT (EAT), OO-DHF, & lsd to D.H.L. 7 Sept 1988, del 1 Dec 1988
Cur BRX, Oct 1996
Lsd to SWIFTAIR, EC-HJU, Feb 2000, & opd for D.H.L.
Sold to SKYHAUL, ZS-SKH, 12 Jul 2005
Sub-lsd to LAC SKYCONGO, chtd to PEACE A/L, Dec 2005
Cr & W/O by suspected missile, on finals to Amisi A/P, 27 Apr 2006. 3 crew + 5 passengers killed
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Convair Propliners in South Africa

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ZS-SKH
George Airport
August 2005
Photograph: Robert Adams