27.07.1979: Assembled in Long Beach

02.11.1979: To CP Air (Empress of Ontario, 903), C-GCPE

????: Renamed (Empress of Alberta, 903)

12.01.1986: New name: Canadian Pacific Airlines

27.03.1987: To Pegasus Capital and leased back to Canadian

26.04.1987: Merged into Canadian Airlines International, name of the aircraft + fleet number retained

????: Converted to DC-10-30ER

04.1999: WFU and stored in Vancouver

06.1999: Returned to Pegasus Capital

08.1999: Ferried to Abbotsford

Hours / cycles accumulated by 08/1999: 81935 / 15557

27.01.2000: To Pacific Aircorp 46542 and ferried to Vancouver

16.02.2000: Re-registred N946PG

17.10.2000: Ferried to Miami

20.11.2000: Repainted in Miami and leased to Biman Bangladesh Airlines, S2-ADN

26.11.2000: Ferried to London/Heathrow to begin service with Bangladesh Biman

01.07.2005: Written off after skidding off runway in Chittagong, Bangladesh (0 killed / 215 survived)


later -30ER



3 CF6-50C2B

Photo by Frank Schaefer

#295 in mixed colour scheme ... note the silver underside (Frankfurt)

Photo by Thomas Millard

This is not mother goose with its child, but the two workhorses of Canadians fleet in the 1990s - the DC-10 and the 737-200.

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