Aircraft Photo of N324F | Boeing 707-349C | El Al Israel Airlines | #306353
Registration / Serial:N324F
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 707
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 707-300 (C-18/C-137/E-3/E-6/E-8)
Aircraft Version:Boeing 707-349C
C/n (msn):19354 / 503
Operator / Titles:El Al Israel Airlines / Flying Tiger Line
Local Operator Name:אל על נתיבי אויר לישראל
City / Airport:London - HeathrowMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGLL   IATA: LHR   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:30 July 1968
Photo by:Terry Dann
Photo ID: 306353
Photo Comment

Leased to El Al from Flying Tiger Line. This was the aircraft depicted in the 1970 film "Airport". At the end of the movie, N324F is seen on the tail while in the hangar. Joe Patroni walks under the tail of the 707, swinging a box of cigars. He taps the underside of the aircraft with the cigar box. "Nice going, sweetheart," The aircraft was depicted as being as much a hero as the pilots that flew the stricken aircraft in the classic disaster film.

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