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Photo of Western Canada Aviation Museum Inc (WCAM) Viscount CF-TIE
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CF-TIE - Western Canada Aviation Museum Inc (WCAM) - July 1975 to August 1989

Purchased from Beaver Enterprises Ltd but fire damaged by vandals. CF-THS (C/N 279) was purchased as a replacement. Taken at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada 29 July 1989 while being scrapped. (Photo Ref CSL3765)

Photo source - Robert W Arnold collection

Aircraft Summary

Photo of Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) Viscount CF-TIE
Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA)

This aircraft c/n 385, a V.757, was built for Trans-Canada Air Lines (TCA) as CF-TIE and first flew on Tuesday, 10 March 1959 at Hurn, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England.

During its life it was also owned and/or operated by Air Canada and Beaver Enterprises Ltd

Its final owner/operator was Western Canada Aviation Museum Inc (WCAM) as CF-TIE.

Its fate:-

Purchased from Beaver Enterprises Ltd by Keith Olson and Dennis Carter who were founding members of the Western Canada Aviation Museum for CAN $10,000.00 in July 1975 for preservation at the museum. The cabin interior was destroyed by fire at Winnipeg Airport, Manitoba, Canada by vandals 12 April 1980. Preservation plans were abandoned and Viscount CF-THS (C/N 279) was purchased as a replacement. Robbed of all useful parts to assist in the restoration of CF-THS or sold off to other Viscount operators such as Filair. Broken up for scrap in July / August 1989.

Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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