Aircraft Photo of VT-DEO | Lockheed L-749A Constellation | Air India International | AirHistory.net #9155
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VT-DEO
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-2665
Operator Titles:Air India International
Aircraft Name:Bengal Princess
Location
City / Airport:London - HeathrowMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGLL   IATA: LHR   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:8 June 1953
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 9155
Photo Comment

Delivered to Air India on 21 March 1951 and served their route to Europe until replaced by L-1049G's. It is shown at Heathrow North. Sold to Lockheed and on to Aeronaves de Mexico as XA-MEV on 26 February 1958. It crashed just over three months later near Guadalarjara.

This photo is copyright © R.A.Scholefield, and may not be used or published in any way without permission.

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