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Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation, N6921C, Flying Tiger Line

Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation - Click here for a larger image (opens in a new window)
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Picture ID: 1002203
Picture Category: Propliner
Type: Lockheed L-1049H Super Constellation
Owner / Operator: Flying Tiger Line
Aircraft Registration: N6921C
Construction Number: 4817
Location: London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL), UK - England
Date: 1957
Airshow: 60 Years of Heathrow
Photographer: Frank Hudson      Click here to send Frank Hudson an email Contact
Additional Information
Whilst operating Military Air Transport Service (MATS) Charter flight 739/14 from Guam to Clark AFB, Philippine Islands on 15 March 1962 the aircraft went missing with the loss of all 107 on board. The crew of the SS TL Lenzen Supertanker reported seeing a mid-air explosion. The subsequent search covered 144000 sq miles using 48 aircraft and 8 surface vessels, but nothing was found. The cause of the crash remains a mystery.
   
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