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Viscount c/n 343

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Below are the 17 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 343 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-ANEF
June 1959

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken landing at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in June 1959.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 1)

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANEF
May 1962

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England in May 1962.

Photo Ref V556

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANEF
September 1965

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Fuhlsbuttel Airport, Hamburg, West Germany in September 1965.

Note the repositioned registration.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANEF
June 1966

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Heathrow Airport, London, England in June 1966.

Photo source - Paul Howard

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANEF
June 1967

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Kloten Airport, Zurich Switzerland circa June 1967 with revised font titles.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANEF
April 1969

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Rhein-Main Airport, Frankfurt, West Germany in April 1969 in a later livery.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANEF
March 1970

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken taxying out for departure at Rhein-Main Airport, Frankfurt, West Germany circa March 1970.

It looks very smart with the highly polished lower fuselage and engine nacelles.

Photo source - Peter Gates collection

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANEF
September 1971

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken stored at Fuhlsbuttel Airport, Hamburg, West Germany in September 1971 awaiting a sale.

In the background is D-ANUN (C/N 338) in Nora Air Services livery.

Photo Ref V560

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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Deutsche Lufthansa AG
D-ANEF
January 1972

Delivered new to Deutsche Lufthansa AG 26 March 1959. Taken stored at Fuhlsbuttel Airport, Hamburg, West Germany in January 1972 prior to the removal of the Lufthansa titles.

In the background is D-ANUN (C/N 338) awaiting delivery to Nora Air Services.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Airwork Services Ltd
D-ANEF
January 1972

Purchased from Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken during a crash landing on runway 08 at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England 28 January 1972 on delivery to Airwork Services Ltd from Fuhlsbuttel Airport, Hamburg, West Germany.

Photo source - John Morris collection

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Airwork Services Ltd
D-ANEF
January 1972

Purchased from Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken shortly after crash landing at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England 28 January 1972 on delivery to Airwork Services Ltd.

Photo source - Richard Bowater

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Airwork Services Ltd
D-ANEF
January 1972

Purchased from Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England 29 January 1972 a day after it crash landed on delivery to Airwork Services Ltd.

The aircraft has now been moved from the runway and awaits an insurance assessment.

It was registered as G-AZNP 18 February but cancelled 24 February when the aircraft was declared as beyond economic repair and written off.

Photo source - Graham Hustings

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Airwork Services Ltd
D-ANEF
January 1972

Purchased from Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England 29 January 1972 a day after it crash landed on delivery to Airwork Services Ltd.

The aircraft has now been moved from the runway and awaits an insurance assessment.

It was registered as G-AZNP 18 February but cancelled 24 February when the aircraft was declared as beyond economic repair and written off.

Photo source - Graham Hustings

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Airwork Services Ltd
D-ANEF
February 1972

Purchased from Deutsche Lufthansa AG. Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England 2 February 1972 after it crash landed on delivery to Airwork Services Ltd.

The aircraft was moved from the runway and is now awaiting an insurance assessment.

Photo source - John Wegg

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Airwork Services Ltd
G-AZNP
February 1972

Purchased from Deutsche Lufthansa AG and re-registered (on paper only). Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England 20 February 1972 after it crash landed on delivery to Airwork Services Ltd 28 January 1972.

The aircraft was moved from the runway and is now awaiting an insurance assessment.

It was subsequently written off as beyond economic repair, robbed of all useful parts and finally scrapped about two years later.

The sheared off main undercarriage units can be seen in the foreground.

Vickers Photo Ref MP40620 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

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Airwork Services Ltd
G-AZNP
February 1972

Purchased from Deutsche Lufthansa AG and re-registered (on paper only). Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England 20 February 1972 after it crash landed on delivery to Airwork Services Ltd 28 January 1972.

The aircraft was moved from the runway and is now awaiting an insurance assessment.

It was subsequently written off as beyond economic repair, robbed of all useful parts and finally scrapped about two years later.

The Airwork hangar can just be seen in the right background.

Vickers Photo Ref MP40621 (NFB photo)

Photo source - BAE Systems Heritage Photographic Archive

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Airwork Services Ltd
G-AZNP
March 1972

Purchased from Deutsche Lufthansa AG and re-registered (on paper only). Taken at Hurn Airport, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England circa March 1972 after it crash landed on delivery to Airwork Services Ltd 28 January 1972.

The aircraft was moved from the runway and is now awaiting an insurance assessment.

It was subsequently written off as beyond economic repair, robbed of all useful parts and finally scrapped about two years later.

Photo source - Richard Stanton collection

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