Aircraft Photo of G-AHEM | Lockheed L-049E Constellation | BOAC - British Overseas Airways Corp. | #35992
Registration / Serial:G-AHEM
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 49 Constellation
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed Constellation / Starliner (C-69/C-121)
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-049E Constellation
C/n (msn):049-1978
Operator Titles:BOAC - British Overseas Airways Corp.
Aircraft Name:Balmoral
City / Airport:London - HeathrowMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGLL   IATA: LHR   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:30 May 1953
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 35992
Photo Comment

Ordered as C-69 42-94557 for USAAF but not delivered. Converted to L-049 for BOAC as G-AHEM "Balmoral" and delivered in May 1946. Converted to L-049E in May 1953 as 65-seat all-tourist aircraft. Sold to Capital Airlines as N2735A in October 1954. Crash landed at Charleston WV 12 May 1959. 29,589 total hours.

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