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Viscount c/n 193

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Below are the 2 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 193 together with either the actual date that the photo was taken or an estimate of that date based on clues such as the livery worn or other background information.

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Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC)
VT-DIF
September 1957

Delivered new to Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC) named 'Madhya Pradesh'. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in September 1957 prior to delivery.

Note the Hindi titles on this side of the fuselage, with English script on the port side.

The aircraft is parked on the south side of the airport near the Hunting-Clan hangars.

Photo source - William H Blunt collection

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Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC)
VT-DIF
September 1957

Delivered new to Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC) named 'Madhya Pradesh'. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in September 1957 prior to delivery.

Note the English titles on this side of the fuselage, with Hindi script on the starboard side.

Another chimney contributing to the smog!

Photo source - Peter Upton collection

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Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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