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Viscount c/n 376

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Below are the 21 photos we have on file for Viscount c/n 376 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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Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)
AP-AJG
September 1959

Leased from Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd. Taken at London Airport (Heathrow), Middlesex, England 28 September 1959 being loaded prior to its departure on delivery to Pakistan.

Note the Vauxhall F Series Victor saloon and Morris Commercial J2 van. Photo Ref V613

Photo source - Brian N Stainer (Aviation Photo News)

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Pakistan International Airlines (PIA)
AP-AJG
July 1963

Leased from Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd. Taken at an unknown location in July 1963 in a later livery.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

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Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd
AP-AJG
April 1966

Returned from Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) lease. Taken at Prestwick Airport, Ayrshire, Scotland in April 1966 in a basic PIA livery less titles.

Photo source - Peter Upton collection

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Luxair
AP-AJG
April 1966

Purchased from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd. Taken at Prestwick Airport, Ayrshire, Scotland 15 April 1966 prior to a basic repaint and the application of Luxair titles and tail logo.

Photo source - Jim Cain via David Cain (Ayronautica)

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Luxair
LX-LGC
April 1966

Purchased from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd. Taken at Prestwick Airport, Ayrshire, Scotland in April 1966 shortly before delivery.

Note that the tail logo has been painted on back-to-front on this side only, which was later corrected and also the small 'Luxair' title on the rear fuselage.

Photo source - Brian R Burrage collection (gallery 2)

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Luxair
LX-LGC
April 1966

Purchased from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd. Taken at Langenhagen Airport, Hannover, West Germany 30 April 1966.

Note the small 'Luxair' title on the rear fuselage

Photo source - Peter Seemann

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Luxair
LX-LGC
June 1966

Purchased from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd. Taken at Gatwick Airport, Surrey, England circa June 1966.

Note that the tail logo has been painted on back-to-front on this side only, which was later corrected.

Also note the small 'Luxair' title on the rear fuselage.

A Colourcard Postcard Ref 1/VV9

Photo source - Graham Glover

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Luxair
LX-LGC
April 1968

Purchased from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd and now named 'Prince Guillaume'. A publicity photo showing off a new livery and possibly a new cabin crew uniform circa 1967.

The tail logo is now the correct was round.

Photo source - Martin Ojeda

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Luxair
LX-LGC
June 1967

Purchased from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd and now named 'Prince Guillaume'. Taken at Findel Airport, Luxembourg 6 June 1967 being towed out of the Luxair maintenance hangar.

Note the small 'Luxair' title on the rear fuselage.

Photo source - Bill Bushell

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Luxair
LX-LGC
July 1967

Purchased from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd and now named 'Prince Guillaume'. An unusual night shot taken at Lohausen Airport, Düsseldorf, West Germany in July 1967.

Photo source - Dietrich Eggert collection

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Luxair
LX-LGC
August 1967

Purchased from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd and now named 'Prince Guillaume'. Taken at Malaga Airport, Spain in August 1967.

Note that the small 'Luxair' title on the rear fuselage has now been removed.

Photo source - Richard Thompson

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Luxair
LX-LGC
June 1968

Purchased from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd and now named 'Prince Guillaume'. Taken at Heathrow Airport, London, England in June 1968.

Photo source - Andrew Fraize collection

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Luxair
LX-LGC
June 1968

Purchased from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd and now named 'Prince Guillaume'. An unusual view taken at Findel Airport, Luxembourg circa June 1968 showing the ground engineer checking the engine driven Accessory Gearbox, including the all important oil level.

Photo source - Luxair Photographic Archive

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Luxair
LX-LGC
July 1968

Purchased from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd and now named 'Prince Guillaume'. Taken at Findel Airport, Luxembourg circa July 1968 with a Luxair Fokker F27 Friendship in the background.

Photo source - Marc Muller collection

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Luxair
LX-LGC
September 1968

Purchased from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd and now named 'Prince Guillaume'. An atmospheric shot taken at Findel Airport, Luxembourg 5 September 1968.

Photo source - Luxair Photographic Archive

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Luxair
LX-LGC
October 1968

Purchased from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd and now named 'Prince Guillaume'. Taken departing from an unknown location circa October 1968.

The tail logo is now the correct way round (see earlier photos).

Photo source - Alan K Photography (flickr)

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Luxair
LX-LGC
May 1969

Purchased from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd and now named 'Prince Guillaume'. Taken at an unknown location circa May 1969.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

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Luxair
LX-LGC
June 1969

Purchased from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd and now named 'Prince Guillaume'. Taken at Findel Airport, Luxembourg circa June 1969.

The other aircraft is an Icelandic Loftleidir Canadair CL44.

This is a period postcard issued by E.A. Schaack Ref 1148.

Photo source - Tom van den Broeke collection

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Luxair
LX-LGC
July 1969

Purchased from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd and now named 'Prince Guillaume'. Taken at Son Sant Joan Airport, Palma de Mallorca, Spain in July 1969.

Photo source - Erik Frikke

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Luxair
LX-LGC
August 1969

Purchased from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd and now named 'Prince Guillaume'. Taken arriving at Schwechat Airport, Vienna, Austria in August 1969.

Note that the outboard Rolls-Royce Dart engines have already been shut down.

Photo source - Peter Scharkowski

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Luxair
LX-LGC
December 1969

Purchased from Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd and now named 'Prince Guillaume'. Taken stored at Findel Airport, Luxembourg 23 December 1969 the day after its landing accident.

It was subsequently scrapped in May 1970.

Note the nose undercarriage leg folded back and the forward fuselage supported on jacks and that the inner propeller blades are curled back.

Photo source - Bob O'Brien collection

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