29 January 2023
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Viscount Survivors

59 of the 444 Viscounts built survive as complete airframes or major components. Some are in very good condition and are looked after by museums while others are just wrecks. They can be found in 24 countries.

Viscount history

Discover the history of the Viscount with film, video, contemporary reports from the pages of Flight Magazine, our newsletters, and aircraft operational records and photos from our database.

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Established 2005
Vickers Viscount Network
A Virtual Museum dedicated to the Vickers-Armstrongs VC2 Viscount

Viscount photos by owner or operator

TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines Viscount c/n 40 CF-TGI
TCA - Trans-Canada Air Lines

Photos for most owner or operators are available

Over 570 owners and operators have been involved with the Viscount. Some like Capital Airlines (USA) and BEA - British European Airways Corporation operated many while others like Air Anglia operated only one.

Viscounts operated by large airlines who had their aircraft for many years will have painted them in several different versions of their livery.

Owner or operator

Displayed will be all the photos that we have on file illustrating the operational history of the Viscount with each owner or operator.

Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)

Featured owner or operator

Photo of Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY) Viscount TC-SET c/n 432
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TC-SET - Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY) - December 1958 to February 1969

Delivered new to Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY). Taken arriving at Schwechat Airport, Vienna, Austria circa June 1959.

The outboard Rolls-Royce Dart engines have already been shut down.

Photo source - Erich Marek

Aircraft Summary

Photo of Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY) Viscount TC-SET
Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY)

This aircraft c/n 432, a V.794D, was built for Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY) as TC-SET and first flew on Saturday, 8 November 1958 at Hurn, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England.

Its final owner/operator was Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY) as TC-SET.

Its fate:-

Crashed and burst into flames after striking an electricity pylon on approach to Esenboğa International Airport, Ankara, Turkey 2 February 1969. All 4 crew and 22 passenger survived but 11 were injured.

History and photos of Viscount c/n 432 TC-SET
Türk Hava Yollari - Turkish Airlines (THY) Viscount fleet list and photos
Turkey issued Viscount registrations
Photos contributed by Erich Marek

Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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