No. 252. Lockheed 18-56 C-60A Lodestar (CF-CPF c/n 18-2466) Canadian Pacific Air Lines
Photographed at Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, by Ron Dupas

Lockheed 18-56 C-60A Lodestar

12/22/2006. Remarks by Jack McKillop: "This aircraft was delivered to the USAAF as a C-60A-5-LO, s/n 42-55993 on May 28, 1943. It was transferred to Canadian Pacific Air Lines in Alaska on June 25, 1943, registered CF-CPF on July 10, 1943 and assigned fleet number 264.

The aircraft was sold in the USA on August 8, 1950 and registered N5633N. It was sold to numerous individuals and was re-registered N31BG, N31L, N31LG, N810G and N81CG. The aircraft was stored at Mesa, Arizona, by September 1976 and was derelict by October 1983. It was sold at auction on October 24, 1985 for US$1,000 with 13,380 hours on the airframe and was placed in storage at Ocotillo Wells, California, by December 1993. Its fate is unknown."

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