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N55VM

1947 Convair 240 C/N 3

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  • N55VM @ MDW - Lynyrd Skynyrd Convair 240 at Chicago Midway International Airport - by kenhackney by kenhackney @ MDW

Airframe Info

Manufacturer:Convair
Model:240    Search all Convair 240
Year built:1947
Construction Number (C/N):3
Aircraft Type:Fixed wing multi engine
Number of Seats:42
Number of Engines:2
Engine Type:Reciprocating
Engine Manufacturer and Model:P & W R-2800 SERIES
Also Registered As:
N55VX  Deregistered  Cancel: 1975-00-00
N139JS  Deregistered  Cancel: 1970-00-00
N134E  De-registered  Cancel: 1968-12-00
N134ET  De-registered  Cancel: 1965-00-00
N8401H  De-registered  Cancel: 1965-00-00

Aircraft

Registration Number:N55VM
Mode S (ICAO24) Code:A6FEF9
Certification Class:Experimental
Certification Issued:1977-06-08
Last Action Taken:1977-06-14
Current Status:Revoked

Owner

Registration Type:Co-Owned
Address:Addison, TX 75001
United States
Region:Southwestern

User Comments

Daniel Compton, 2007-06-07 00:00:00
 Crashed October 20, 1977 (McComb Miss.) carrying members of Southern rock group Lynyrd Skynyrd killing vocalist Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines, vocalist Cassie Gaines as well as their road manager and the pilots. The other members walked out with various injuries.