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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.

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Photo of United Air Lines Viscount N7429
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United States

N7429 - United Air Lines - June 1961 to December 1967

Transferred from Capital Airlines due to merger retaining fleet number ‘348’. Taken at an unknown location circa June 1967.

The registration has been 'altered' for some reason.

A World Great Airlines postcard Ref WGA 349.

Photo source - Christian Volpati

Aircraft Summary

Photo of Capital Airlines (USA) Viscount N7429
Capital Airlines (USA)

This aircraft c/n 127, a V.745D, was built for Capital Airlines (USA) as N7429 and first flew on Tuesday, 19 June 1956 at Hurn, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England.

Its final owner/operator was United Air Lines as N7429.

Its fate:-

Damaged beyond economic repair after overrunning the runway at Canton Regional Airport, Akron, Ohio, USA 11 December 1967. It was damaged beyond economic repair and subsequently scrapped.

Photo of BEA - British European Airways Viscount G-AOJC

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