Operated by Pan Am from 1959 to 1970 this 707 led an interesting life. Seen in 1974 at Heathrow after returning from a lease to JAT as YU-AGA she was later N711UT and 9Q-CRY when it was impounded at Bristol then stolen at night and operated for a further 3 months before it was seized again in Ankara in 1980 where it was broken up. Note the unusual reg no position. Scanned from a slide.
This 1959 build 707 was seen in Heathrow's Cargo Area in 1973. It crashed as N730JP in 1976 whilst operating for Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano when it failed to get airborne from Santa Cruz with the loss of all 3 crew and 88 on the ground.
It went to Korean Airlines in March 1977, with whom it became famous. On 28 April 1978, flying as KAL902 from Paris to Anchorage, the flight veered significantly off track and entered restricted Soviet airspace. It was intercepted and shot down by a Sukhoi Su-15TM. The crew made a successful emergency landing on a frozen lake not far from Murmansk.
Participant to "Desert Storm" and "Provide Comfort" operation. Note the 4 iraqis flag under the "U" which meant this E 3 Sentry was involved in the destruction of this 4 hostiles aircraft (3 Mig 29 and one Mirage F1). This Sentry was scrapped after a very rough landing in Nellis (Aug. 28 2009).