Registration / Serial:N2737A
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):049-1976
Operator / Titles:Imperial Airlines
City / Airport:Glasgow - Prestwick (EGPK / PIK)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Photo Date:11 July 1961
Photo from:McIntyre Collection (via Tim Martin)Contact
Photo ID:365040Submit Correction
View count: 296
Built in 1945 and the one-time G-AHEK of BOAC. Here it is grounded after declaring an emergency en route Gander to Copenhagen. While on a US Army charter flight on 8 November 1961 it crashed on approach to Richard E. Byrd Airport, Richmond, Virginia, during an emergency diversion. 77 passengers and crew were killed with 2 survivors. This resulted in the operator loosing its FAA approval.
Registration / Serial:N2737A
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-049E Constellation
C/n (msn):049-1976
Operator / Titles:Imperial Airlines
City / Airport:Glasgow - Prestwick (EGPK / PIK)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Photo Date:11 July 1961
Photo from:McIntyre Collection (via Tim Martin)Contact
Registration / Serial:N2737A
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):049-1976
Operator / Titles:Imperial Airlines
City / Airport:Glasgow - Prestwick (EGPK / PIK)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Photo Date:11 July 1961
Photo from:McIntyre Collection (via Tim Martin)Contact
Photo ID:365040Submit Correction
View count: 296
Built in 1945 and the one-time G-AHEK of BOAC. Here it is grounded after declaring an emergency en route Gander to Copenhagen. While on a US Army charter flight on 8 November 1961 it crashed on approach to Richard E. Byrd Airport, Richmond, Virginia, during an emergency diversion. 77 passengers and crew were killed with 2 survivors. This resulted in the operator loosing its FAA approval.
Registration / Serial:N2737A
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-049E Constellation
C/n (msn):049-1976
Operator / Titles:Imperial Airlines
City / Airport:Glasgow - Prestwick (EGPK / PIK)Map
Region / Country:Scotland, United Kingdom
Photo Date:11 July 1961
Photo from:McIntyre Collection (via Tim Martin)Contact