Aircraft Photo of ZS-DBR | Lockheed L-749A Constellation | South African Airways - Suid-Afrikaanse Lugdiens | #8609
Registration / Serial:ZS-DBR
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 49 Constellation
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed Constellation / Starliner (C-69/C-121)
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-749A Constellation
C/n (msn):749A-2623
Operator Titles:South African Airways - Suid-Afrikaanse Lugdiens
Aircraft Name:Cape Town / Kaapstad
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: 8609
Photo Comment

"Kaapstad" was the first of four L-749A's to be delivered to SAA in 1950. They replaced Douglas DC-4's on the run to Heathrow. Latterly fitted with 84 seats for domestic tourist class flights. Stored from 1959 and bought by ACE as G-ASYS in early 1965. Seen taxying to LAP North on arrival from Joburg.

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