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Viscount c/n 60

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Below are the 7 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 60 together with either the actual date that the photo was taken or an estimate of that date based on clues such as the livery worn or other background information.

1

Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGW
June 1957

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '615'. Taken at Calgary Airport, Alberta, Canada in June 1957.

It now has the word 'Viscount' on the tail.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

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Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGW
June 1960

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '615'. Taken at Malton Airport, Toronto, Ontario, Canada circa June 1960 in the later 'white top' livery.

Photo source - Tony Ward collection

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Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGW
October 1963

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '615'. Taken at Dorval International Airport, Montreal, Province of Quebec, Canada 21 October 1963 in the maintenance area.

Photo Ref FRP052

Photo source - Fred Prior collection

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Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)
CF-TGW
December 1963

Delivered new to Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) with fleet number '615'. Taken at an unknown location circa December 1963.

Photo source - Tony Ward collection

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Air Canada
CF-TGW
June 1966

Transferred from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) due to a corporate name change retaining fleet number '615'. Taken at an unknown location circa June 1966.

Photo source - Des Pike collection

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Air Canada
CF-TGW
June 1969

Transferred from Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) due to a corporate name change retaining fleet number '615'. Taken at an unknown location in June 1969.

Photo source - Peter R Keating

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Chisick Metals Ltd
CF-TGW
August 1973

Purchased from Air Canada for metal salvage. Taken at Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada in August 1973 stacked up awaiting the final scrapping process at a local smelting plant.

There are at least six Viscounts in this pile but it is impossible to say which is which.

Photo Ref FRP035

Photo source - Fred Prior collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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