Lockheed Constellation Survivors

N7777G c/n 2553

A gorgeous in-flight photograph over Alaska while in service with Wien Alaskan Airlines during the mid-1960s (via Marty Hall) At Coventry, England on March 2, 1974 prior to being flown to Dublin, Ireland and abandoned (Derek Day) Resplendent in TWA colors at the Science Museum at Wroughton, England on February 19, 2004 (Ian Haskell)
  • Final registration - N7777G
  • Delivered to KLM September 1947 as L749 PH-TET
  • Converted to L749A
  • Re-registered PH-LDT in April 1954
  • To Wien Alaskan Airlines as N7777G April 1964 to September 1968
  • To a number of leasing companies from 1968 to 1973
  • Used by the Rolling Stones for their Far East Tour in February 1973
  • To Lanzair November 1973 for European freight charters
  • Abandoned in Dublin, Ireland after flying for the last time on March 10, 1974
  • To Aces High Ltd March 1982 and work began on restoration to flying condition
  • Disassembled and transported to the Science Museum at Wroughton, England August 1983
  • Stored in museum hangar and not accessible to public
  • New museum facility to open in 2023 and hopefully aircraft will be put on public display

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