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Viscount c/n 340

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Below are the 23 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 340 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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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAD
June 1959

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken departing from Rhein-Main Airport, Frankfurt, West Germany circa June 1959.

Photo source - Erich Marek

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAD
September 1960

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in September 1960.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAD
June 1961

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in June 1961.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAD
June 1962

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at an unknown location in 1962.

Photo source - Adrian M Balch collection

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAD
June 1966

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Riem Airport, Munich, West Germany circa June 1966.

Note the Lufthansa Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation in the background.

Photo source - Gerhard Plomitzer

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAD
August 1968

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Kloten Airport, Zurich, Switzerland in August 1968 in a later livery.

Photo source - Peter Upton collection

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANAD
March 1969

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Lohausen Airport, Düsseldorf, West Germany in March 1969 with Atlantis Douglas DC-7C D-ABYF in the background.

Photo source - Peter Scharkowski

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Nora Air Services GmbH (NAS)
D-ANAD
August 1971

Purchased from Deutsche Lufthansa AG and named 'Meimbressen'. Taken at Fuhlsbuttel Airport, Hamburg, West Germany in August 1971.

It remained parked at Hamburg until January 1972 when it was ferried to East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England for a possible sale to Airwork Ltd but this was not completed and the aircraft returned to Kassel Calden in Germany in April 1972.

It was eventually purchased by BMA in February 1973.

Photo source - Peter Upton collection

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Nora Air Services GmbH (NAS)
D-ANAD
April 1972

Purchased from Deutsche Lufthansa AG and named 'Meimbressen'. Taken at Calden Airport, Kassel, West Germany in April 1972.

Photo source - Gerrit Bouma collection

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Nora Air Services GmbH (NAS)
D-ANAD
May 1972

Purchased from Deutsche Lufthansa AG and named 'Meimbressen'. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England 5 May 1972.

It came from Zestienhoven Airport, Rotterdam, Netherlands and departed to Calden Airport, Kassel, West Germany.

It had arrived to collect Viscount spares from the defunct Channel Airways.

Photo source - Brian Mells

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Nora Air Services GmbH (NAS)
D-ANAD
May 1972

Purchased from Deutsche Lufthansa AG and named 'Meimbressen'. Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England 11 May 1972.

It is thought to be clearing customs inbound from Calden Airport, Kassel, West Germany before moving on to East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England where it was eventually purchased by British Midland Airways (BMA).

Photo source - Brian Mells

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British Midland Airways (BMA)
G-BAPD
June 1974

Purchased from Nora Air Services (NAS). Taken at an unknown location in June 1974.

Photo source - Peter Upton collection

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British Midland Airways (BMA)
G-BAPD
September 1975

Purchased from Nora Air Services (NAS). Taken at East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England 5 September 1975 just prior to delivery to Skyline Sweden as SE-FOX.

Photo source - John Smith

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Skyline Sweden AB
SE-FOX
September 1975

Leased from British Midland Airways (BMA). Taken at an unknown location circa September 1975 shortly after delivery.

Photo source - EX/ZX (flickr)

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Skyline Sweden AB
SE-FOX
April 1976

Leased from British Midland Airways (BMA). Taken at Bromma Airport, Stockholm, Sweden 11 April 1976.

Photo source - Rolf Larsson

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Skyline Sweden AB
SE-FOX
April 1976

Leased from British Midland Airways (BMA). Taken taxying out at Bromma Airport, Stockholm, Sweden circa April 1976 for departure from runway 30.

Photo source - Stefan Sjogren

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Skyline Sweden AB
SE-FOX
June 1977

Leased from British Midland Airways (BMA). Taken at Southend Airport, Rochford, Essex, England circa June 1977.

Photo source - Brian Mells

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Skyline Sweden AB
SE-FOX
September 1977

Leased from British Midland Airways (BMA). Taken at Torslanda Airport, Göteborg, Sweden circa September 1977 shortly before the airport closed and operations transferred to Landvetter, Göteborg, Sweden.

Photo source - Aero Presentation

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Skyline Sweden AB
SE-FOX
September 1977

Leased from British Midland Airways (BMA). Taken at Schoenefeld Airport, Berlin, West Germany 25 September 1977.

Note that the ' Leased by Linjeflyg' sticker has now been removed.

Photo source - Planeboys

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British Midland Airways (BMA)
G-BAPD
November 1978

Returned from Skyline Sweden lease. Taken stored at East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England in November 1978 with lots of missing parts.

Despite this, BMA have still protected the remains from the weather.

Photo source - Ed Jones collection

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British Midland Airways (BMA)
G-BAPD
February 1979

Returned from Skyline Sweden lease. Taken stored at East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England 3 February 1979 with lots of missing parts.

Despite this, BMA have still protected the remains from the weather.

Photo source - Paul Seymour

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British Midland Airways (BMA)
G-BAPD
June 1979

Returned from Skyline Sweden lease. Taken stored at East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England circa June 1979 with lots of missing parts.

Photo source - Mac Kerry

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British Midland Airways (BMA)
G-BAPD
September 1981

Returned from Skyline Sweden lease. Fuselage taken stored at East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England 27 September 1981.

It remained outside for several more years but the final date that it was scrapped is not yet known.

Details please to information@vickersviscount.net

Photo source - Peter Upton collection

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