Aircraft Photo of D-ABOM | Boeing 720-030B | Lufthansa | AirHistory.net #12874
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:D-ABOM
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 720
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 720
Aircraft Version:Boeing 720-030B
C/n (msn):18060 / 210
Operator / Titles:Lufthansa
Aircraft Name:Nürnberg
Location
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith InternationalMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YSSY   IATA: SYD   Local: YSSY   Other: -
 
Photo Date:October 1965
Photo by:David Carter
Photo ID: 12874
Photo Comment

Lufthansa inaugurated services to Sydney in April 1, 1965 using Boeing 720Bs, the only airline to operate this model Boeing on scheduled services to Australia. Boeing 707s soon replaced their smaller sisters. The photo shows one of the last 720B services approaching runway 07. The Lufthansa schedule conflicted with my need to be at school - I was 14 - and this turned out to be the only time I saw a LH 720B close-up.

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