Delivered to Trans Canada Airlines March 21, 1958. Last Air Canada flight was on February 19, 1974 and the aircraft went into storage at Winnipeg, Manitoba. Although sold in April 1974 and again in June 1975, the Viscount remained in storage until sold one more time to Zaire Aero Service in September 1978. Broken up for spares in N'dolo, Zaire 1982.
Delivered to Ansett Transport Industries with MMA titles. The aircraft entered the Australian register 4 August 1970. It was later operated by East West Airlines in March 1971. Finally sold to Air Executive A/S Norway in July 1978 as LN-NPH.
Hugh Hefner's DC-9 with the Bunny logo first visit to London Heathrow, July 1970. I was there for a job interview and must have taken the camera to it with me. Most of the workers on Heathrow South managed a peek at the interior of this flying palace. Mirage reflection of car and wheels from the hot concrete.
Delivered new to KLM as PH-TAU "Utrecht" on May 28, 1946. Capital Airlines acquired it in 1950 and converted to L-049D as N86531. Other operators included Modern Air Transport and Belize Airways. In its final days it was used as a bar/lounge in Metairie, LA.